George BARKER

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BARKER, George

Service Number: 5039
Enlisted: 31 January 1916, Bendigo, Victoria, Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 58th Infantry Battalion
Born: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in action, France, 12 May 1917, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Villers-Bretonneux. No known grave
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

31 Jan 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Bendigo, Victoria, Australia
1 Apr 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 5039, 6th Infantry Battalion
1 Apr 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 5039, 6th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Suffolk, Melbourne
12 May 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 5039, 58th Infantry Battalion
Date unknown: Involvement 58th Infantry Battalion, Fromelles (Fleurbaix)

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Biography

Son of Mrs S. Lamont (formerly Barker) and the John Barker, 7 Villiers Street, Melbourne