Ambrose Harry BAYNES

Badge Number: 1388, Sub Branch: Barmera

BAYNES, Ambrose Harry

Service Numbers: 479, S74803
Enlisted: 24 August 1914, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 50th Infantry Battalion
Born: Burra, South Australia, 3 January 1890
Home Town: Burra (SA), Goyder, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Hairdresser
Died: Natural Causes, Barmera, South Australia, 12 July 1975, aged 85 years
Cemetery: Barmera (Upper Murray) Garden of Memory Cemetery
Section G; Row B; Plot 10
Memorials: Booborowie District WW1 & WW2 Honour Roll, Booborowie Leighton School WW1 Roll of Honor, Broken Hill Barrier District Roll of Honour, Broken Hill Old Burke Ward Boys Roll of Honor, Burra District WW1 Honor Roll
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World War 1 Service

24 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 479, Adelaide, South Australia
20 Oct 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 479, 10th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ascanius, Adelaide
20 Oct 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 479, 10th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
25 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 479, 10th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
1 Mar 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Company Quartermaster Sergeant, 50th Infantry Battalion
31 Jan 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Company Quartermaster Sergeant, SN 479, 50th Infantry Battalion

World War 2 Service

30 Apr 1941: Enlisted Private, SN S74803, Barmera, South Australia
1 May 1941: Involvement Private, SN S74803

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Father: John BAYNES & Mother: Emily BENNETT. SA Birth Records 1842 - 1906 Book: 450 Page: 399 District: Bur.

30/4/1941   Enlisted in Barmera, South Australia

17/10/1945  Discharged as Warrant Officer Class 2 in 8 Battalion Volunteer Defence Corps - Army. 

Buried with wife wife Hazel Leonie Baynes (d. 9/6/1978 89yrs, last lived in Barmera).

Sourced and submitted by Julianne T Ryan. January 2016.  Lest we forget.