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Bernard TARR

Regimental number164
Date of birth--/01/1896
Place of birthKingwilliamstown, South Africa
SchoolSaint Andrew's College, Grahamstown, South Africa
Age on arrival in Australia18
AddressVictoria Barracks, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Taylor Tarr, Wesley PO, Wesley, Peddie District, Cape Colony, South Africa
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date23 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Battery 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A8 Argyllshire on 18 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll52nd Battalion

2nd Lieutenant

Unit: INF52
Promotion date: 12 March 1916

FateDied of wounds 9 June 1917
Place of death or woundingBelgium
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialBailleul Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row C, Grave No. 190), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Isaiah Taylor and Maud TARR, Wesley, Peddie, Cape Province, South Africa
Family/military connectionsMigrated alone to Australia; family remained in South Africa.

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