Herbert BARNES


BARNES, Herbert

Service Number: 1201
Enlisted: 18 September 1914, Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 5th Infantry Battalion
Born: Castlemaine, Victoria, 1893
Home Town: Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, 14 August 1915
Cemetery: Lone Pine Memorial
No known grave
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

18 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1201, Melbourne, Victoria
24 Dec 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1201, 5th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
24 Dec 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1201, 5th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Themistocles, Melbourne
14 Aug 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1201, 5th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Daryl Jones

Son of Mr John and Mrs Margaret (nee Dial) Barnes.

Brother of

  • 2872 Private John Barnes - 51st Battalion killed in action France 3rd September 1916 (1882);
  • 4269 Sapper Thomas Barnes - 3rd Tunnelling Company killed in action France 31st July 1918 (1884);
  • 40481 Private Harry Leslie Barnes - 3rd A.I.R. (New Zealand Forces) returned (1886);
  • 53894 Private Edwin Barnes - 28th Battalion (New Zealand Forces) returned (1890) and
  • 565 Private George Barnes - 7th Battalion killed in action Shrapnel Alley, Gallipoli 26th May 1915 (1891).

Step Brother of

  • 1001 Sergeant Joseph Fullwood (MM) - 3rd Tunnelling Company returned (1871) and
  • 3059 Private Peter Fullwood - 28th Battalion died prior embarkation in WA 26th December 1915 (1873).