William Henry BARNES

BARNES, William Henry

Service Number: 5037
Enlisted: 27 December 1915, Adelaide
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 10th Infantry Battalion
Born: Dublin, South Australia, 22 March 1883
Home Town: Thebarton (Southwark), City of West Torrens, South Australia
Schooling: Thebarton Public School
Occupation: Sawyer
Died: Killed in Action, Bullecourt, France, 7 May 1917, aged 34 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

27 Dec 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Adelaide
25 Mar 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 5037, 10th Infantry Battalion
25 Mar 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 5037, 10th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Shropshire, Adelaide
7 May 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 5037, 10th Infantry Battalion
Date unknown: Involvement 10th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières

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Son of Edward David BARNES and Isabella nee HUNT

Husband of E G Barnes, 6 Weare Street, Thebarton, South Australia

Served 6yrs in the Citizen Military Forces.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal