James Russell BARKER

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BARKER, James Russell

Service Number: 2782
Enlisted: 17 October 1916, Hobart, Tasmania
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 40th Infantry Battalion
Born: Cleveland, Tasmania, 11 April 1898
Home Town: Cleveland, Northern Midlands, Tasmania
Schooling: Cleveland State School
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, France, 31 August 1918, aged 20 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Campbell Town War Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

17 Oct 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2782, Hobart, Tasmania
6 Dec 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2782, 40th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
6 Dec 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2782, 40th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Orsova, Melbourne
31 Aug 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2782, 40th Infantry Battalion, Mont St Quentin / Peronne

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