Ambrose Harry BAYNES

Badge Number: 1388, Sub Branch: Barmera
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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, 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: Burra HB1 District WW 1*, LeightonHB2*
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World War 1 Service

24 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 479, Adelaide, South Australia
20 Oct 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 479, 10th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
20 Oct 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 479, 10th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ascanius, Adelaide
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 Citizen Military Forces (CMF) / Militia - WW2, Private, SN S74803, Barmera, South Australia
1 May 1941: Involvement Citizen Military Forces (CMF) / Militia - WW2, Private, SN S74803

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Biography

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.