BARNES, William Patrick

Service Number –   2781.

Rank –     Private.

Unit / Division –  39th  Batallion.

Enlistment Date –   1  November  1916.

Address on Enlistment –   Beach  Street,  South  Bunbury,  W. A.

Occupation on Enlistment –   Railway  Porter.

Next of Kin on Enlistment –   Brother-  Robert  Charles  Barnes,  143  South  Circular  Road,  Dublin,  Ireland.  Father-  Francis  Barnes,  Mother- Julia  Barnes,  both  of  Dublin,  Ireland.

 

Religion –   Church  Of  England.

Embarkation Details –   From  Fremantle  on  29  December  1916  on  HMAT  A34  “Persic “.

KIA / Mortally Wounded –

Date –   4  October  1917

Place –   Passchendaele,  Ypres,  Belgium.

Age at Death –   44.

Burial Location / Commemoration Details –   The  Ypres ( Menin  Gate ),  Memorial( Panel  25 ), Belgium.

Panel Number, Roll of Honour (Australian War Memorial) –   130.

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