Daniel BARR MM

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BARR, Daniel

Service Number: 2566
Enlisted: 16 April 1915, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 10th Infantry Battalion
Born: Glanville, South Australia, 18 January 1888
Home Town: Glanville, South Australia
Schooling: Marist Brothers Catholic School, Adelaide, South Australia
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in action, France, 9 May 1917, aged 29 years
Cemetery: Queant Road Cemetery, Buissy
Queant Road Cemetery, Buissy, France
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Port Adelaide St Paul's Church Memorial Alcove
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World War 1 Service

16 Apr 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Adelaide, South Australia
23 Jun 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2566, 10th Infantry Battalion
23 Jun 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2566, 10th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Kanowna, Adelaide
9 May 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 2566, 10th Infantry Battalion
Date unknown: Involvement 10th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières

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Biography

Son of James William BARR and Maria nee BOWDEN, of Waite St., Glanville, Port Adelaide, South Australia.

Recommendation for Miliatry Medal states; Awarded 4 October 1916

On 25 July 1916 although wouldend he continued to carry bombs across open ground to the O.G.1 and refusing to go to the Aid Post until the trench had been taken.

Medals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal