Hughie Stanley BARLING

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BARLING, Hughie Stanley

Service Numbers: 2583, 2583A
Enlisted: 27 January 1916, Geelong, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 29th Infantry Battalion
Born: Geelong, Victoria, Australia, November 1894
Home Town: Geelong, Greater Geelong, Victoria
Schooling: St Albans State School, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Irondresser
Died: Killed in Action, France, 24 November 1916
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Buried behind Switch trench, between Flers and Les Boeufs, 2 ½ miles Nth of Combles. D. G. R. E. 9032G.
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, East Geelong Congregational Church & Sunday School Honor Roll, East Geelong War Memorial, Geelong East St Matthew's Church Roll of Honour, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

27 Jan 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2583, Geelong, Victoria
14 Mar 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2583, 29th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
14 Mar 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2583, 29th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Anchises, Melbourne
21 Jun 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2583, 29th Infantry Battalion, Embarked from Alexandria. H.M.T. 'Ivernia' Disembarked at Marseilles 29/06/1916
24 Nov 1916: Involvement 29th Infantry Battalion
24 Nov 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2583A, 29th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Hughie Stanley BARLING was born in Geelong in 1894

His parents were George BARLING & Mary TOMLINSON