John Richard BARNES

Male 1893 - 1918  (25 years)


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  • Name John Richard BARNES 
    Born 7 Feb 1893  Tallebudgera, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Military Service 17 Oct 1916 to 5 Apr 1918  France Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    WW1 
    • 49th Battalion AIF, Regimental number 3355a
      John was killed in action.
    Religion Church of England 
    Never married and had no children Never Married 
    Died 5 Apr 1918  Albert, Somme, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Cause: Died from the effects of bullet wounds in the side and legs 
    Buried Dernacourt, Somme, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Dernacourt Communal Cemetery Extension
      Dernancourt is a village 3 kilometres south of Albert. The Communal Cemetery is a little west of the village, and the Extension is on the north-west side of the Communal Cemetery.
      John was originally buried at ALBERT ROAD CEMETERY, BUIRE-SUR-ANCRE
      At the Armistice, the Extension contained more than 1,700 burials; it was then enlarged when graves were brought in from isolated positions in the immediate neighbourhood and certain small cemeteries, including:- MOOR CEMETERY, EDGEHILL, DERNANCOURT, was about 800 metres West, near the top of the hill. It contained the graves of 42 soldiers from the United Kingdom who fell on the 23rd-25th March, 1918. ALBERT ROAD CEMETERY, BUIRE-SUR-ANCRE, was nearly 3 Kms West, on the straight road from Amiens to Albert. It contained the graves of 65 soldiers from the United Kingdom and 33 from Australia, who fell in April-August, 1918.

    Person ID I7534  Colston & Wenck families in Australia
    Last Modified 27 Dec 2012 

    Father Thomas BARNES,   b. Dec Q 1844, Sherborne, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Aug 1914, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years) 
    Mother Mary Jane LONG,   b. 4 Dec 1860, Camperdown, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Mar 1930, Cushnie, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 2 Apr 1877  Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F791  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 7 Feb 1893 - Tallebudgera, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Service - WW1 - 17 Oct 1916 to 5 Apr 1918 - France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Died from the effects of bullet wounds in the side and legs - 5 Apr 1918 - Albert, Somme, France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Dernacourt, Somme, France Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend Address Cemetery Farm Town Parish City County/Shire State/Province Country Region Not Set

  • Sources 
    1. [S16] Queensland Federation Index 1890-1914, (Brisbane, The Registrar-General, Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages, 2004), 1918/ 001409 MB.

    2. [S66] National Archives of Australia, (http://www.naa.gov.au/).