William Gabriel BARGER

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BARGER, William Gabriel

Service Number: 3655
Enlisted: 6 July 1915, Bendigo, Vic.
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 60th Infantry Battalion
Born: Bendigo, Victoria, Australia, 1885
Home Town: Bendigo, Greater Bendigo, Victoria
Schooling: State School, Bendigo, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed In Action, Fromelles, France, 19 July 1916
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
VC Corner Australian Cemetery & Memorial, Fromelles. Panel 19., VC Corner Australian Cemetery and Memorial, Fromelles, Lille, Nord Pas de Calais, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Bendigo Junorton Roll of Honor
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World War 1 Service

6 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3655, 21st Infantry Battalion, Bendigo, Vic.
29 Dec 1915: Involvement Private, SN 3655, 21st Infantry Battalion
29 Dec 1915: Embarked Private, SN 3655, 21st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Demosthenes, Melbourne
26 Feb 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 60th Infantry Battalion, Egypt
19 Jul 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3655, 60th Infantry Battalion, Fromelles (Fleurbaix)

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

He was 30 and the son of Harry Barger and of Emma Arnold (formerly Barger); husband of Elsie J. Barger, of 403, High St., Bendigo, Victoria.