Arthur Newman BARNES

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BARNES, Arthur Newman

Service Number: 2614
Enlisted: 5 July 1916, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 58th Infantry Battalion
Born: Boort, Victoria, Australia, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Wamboota, New South Wales
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Died of wounds, Bullecourt, France, 27 May 1917, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: Etaples Military Cemetery
Plot XXV, Row E, Grave 11
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

5 Jul 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
2 Oct 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2614, 58th Infantry Battalion
2 Oct 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2614, 58th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Nestor, Melbourne
Date unknown: Involvement 58th Infantry Battalion, Fromelles (Fleurbaix)

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Biography

58 Battalion

Rank - Private

16 November 1916 dsiembarked at Plymouth, UK

31 Decmeber 1916 embarked on SS Princess Henrietta

6 January 1917 ,arched in from England

28 February 1917 sent to Forant Military Hospital - Mumps

12 May 1917 wounded, multiple gunshot wounds

Died 18 Field Hospital, Camiers, France

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Son of Matthew and Fanny Elizabeth Barnes; husband of Victoria Barnes, of "Bungalow," Warnboota, New South Wales. Father of Agatha Lauretta Barnes, Adel Vera Barnes and Matthew William Barnes

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