William BARNES

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BARNES, William

Service Number: 1114
Enlisted: 30 September 1914, Enlisted at Sydney, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Liverpool, England, 1893
Home Town: Sydney, City of Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed In Action, Gallipoli, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 2 May 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave Panel 16, Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

30 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1114, 2nd (SA) Battalion Volunteer Defence Corps (VDC), Enlisted at Sydney, NSW
22 Dec 1914: Involvement Private, SN 1114, 2nd Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
22 Dec 1914: Embarked Private, SN 1114, 2nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Themistocles, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of John Barnes who was residing with his daughter Margaret Bateman

Brother of Margaret Bateman of 91 Wolfe Street, Liverpool, England

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal