Roy BARR

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BARR, Roy

Service Number: 3961
Enlisted: 15 November 1915, Brisbane, Queensland
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 25th Infantry Battalion
Born: Croydon, New South Wales, 1890
Home Town: Croydon, Ashfield, New South Wales
Schooling: Croydon Public School
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Died of wounds, France, 13 June 1918
Cemetery: Querrieu British Cemetery
Row B, Grave 41
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Tewantin War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

15 Nov 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3961, Brisbane, Queensland
31 Jan 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 3961, 25th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Wandilla, Brisbane
31 Jan 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3961, 25th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
23 Jul 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3961, 25th Infantry Battalion, Pozières
13 Jun 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3961, 25th Infantry Battalion, Merris (France)

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Biography

25 Battalion

Rank - Private

24 March 1917 gunshot wounds to arm and leg

13 June 1918 died of gunshot wounds to chest and back

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Son of James Kew Barr and Mary Ann Barr, of "Glen Ayr," 20, Arthur St., Croydon, New South Wales.