Charles Albert BARNES

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BARNES, Charles Albert

Service Number: Officer
Enlisted: 17 August 1914, Perth, Western Australia
Last Rank: Captain
Last Unit: 11th Infantry Battalion
Born: London, England, 29 February 1880
Home Town: Guildford, Swan, Western Australia
Schooling: Perth Grammar School
Occupation: Chief Clerk
Died: Killed In Action, Gallipoli, 28 April 1915, aged 35 years
Cemetery: Lone Pine Cemetery, ANZAC
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Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Guildford War Memorial, Guildford and District Roll of Honour, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

17 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Captain, Perth, Western Australia
2 Nov 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Captain, SN Officer, 11th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
2 Nov 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Captain, SN Officer, 11th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ascanius, Fremantle
25 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Captain, SN Officer, 11th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography

Arrived in Australia aged 4 years. Mother was Mrs W. Barnes, Johnson Street, Guildford, Western Australia

Appointed as 2nd Lieutenant, 9 May 1899; Lieutenant with 4th Contingent to South Africa; Captain with 11th Australian Infantry Regiment, 17 June 1904; Brigade Staff with 88th (Perth) Infantry, 1 July 1917