Richard BARLOW MID

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BARLOW, Richard

Service Number: 3743
Enlisted: 2 September 1915, Sydney, New South Wales
Last Rank: Sapper
Last Unit: 7th Field Company Engineers
Born: Dundee, Scotland, 1881
Home Town: Neutral Bay, North Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: Rosebank School, Dundee, Scotland
Occupation: Mason/Bricklayer
Died: Killed in Action, France, 11 November 1916
Cemetery: Warlencourt British Cemetery
Grave no: II.H.1., Warlencourt British Cemetery, Warlencourt-Eaucourt, Arras, Nord Pas de Calais, France, Heilly Station Cemetery, Mericourt-L'Abbe, Picardie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

2 Sep 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3743, Sydney, New South Wales
30 Nov 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Sapper, SN 3743, 7th Field Company Engineers, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
30 Nov 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Sapper, SN 3743, 7th Field Company Engineers, HMAT Ceramic, Sydney
11 Nov 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Sapper, SN 3743, 7th Field Company Engineers, Flers/Gueudecourt
Date unknown: Honoured Mention in Dispatches, 21 DECEMBER 1916

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

Date of enlistment: 02.09.1915
Place of enlistment: Sydney, NSW
Australian Engineers-7th Field Company


He was the son of  John Barlow and Helen Lawson Barlow of Cupar, Fife, Scotland.
Sibling: Mrs A McLean, Bondfield Cottage, Cupar, Fife

Dundee paid a high price for her war efforts. By the armistice, over 4,000 men and several women had made the ultimate sacrifice. Their names are recorded in the city’s Roll of Honour.