2485 Francis Norman BARR

Date of enlistment 13th July 1915
Rank at enlistment Private
Significant events while with the AIF Wounded in Action

Summary of Private Barr’s WW1 service record, located in the National Archives of Australia. Full details are available online, NAA Series B2455

Date Location Event
15th July 1919 Australia Discharged
22nd May 1919 Australia Disembarked Trazos Montes at Melbourne
8th April 1919 England Return to Australia on Trazos Montes
30th January 1919 England Disembarked Weymouth and marched in to No.3 Command Depot Hurdcott
29th January 1919 France Marched out to England
27th November 1918 France Re-joined Battalion
22nd November 1918 France Marched in to AIBD
21st November 1918 England Proceeded overseas to France via Southampton
26th October 1918 England Marched out to Overseas Training Brigade Longbridge Deverill
4th September 1918 England Absent without leave. Forfeiture of 2 days pay
30th July 1918 England Marched in to No.1 Command Depot Sutton Veny
22nd July 1918 England Discharged from hospital to furlough
19th July 1918 England Transferred to 3rd Auxiliary Hospital Dartford
19th May 1918 England Admitted to Duston War Hospital, Northampton
18th May 1918 France Invalided to England on HS St. David from Rouen
15th May 1918 France Admitted to L of C (9USA) Hospital Rouen
14th May 1918 France Wounded in Action – gunshot wound right buttock, and admitted to 20th CCS
23rd May 1917 France Overstaying leave pass in Amiens. Award 72 hours FP#2 and forfeiture of 3 days pay
26th March 1916 France Disembarked Marseille
19th March 1916 Egypt Proceeded to join British Expeditionary Force from Alexandria on the Llandovery Castle
8th January 1916 Egypt Taken on Strength, Tel-el-Kabir
25th October 1915 Egypt Disembarked Alexandria
29th September 1915 Australia Departed Melbourne on RMS Osterley
16th September 1915 Australia Assigned to 5th Reinforcements 22nd Battalion
21st August 1915 Australia To Reserve Company
22nd July 1915 Australia Marched into Broadmeadows depot


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