Thornton BARNES

Thornton Barnes Photo:
State Library of Queensland
Birthplace
Toowoomba
Resided
Brisbane
Occupation
Clerk
Enlisted
21-February-1916
Place
Brisbane
Age
24
Status
Married
Service No
2338
Rank
Private
Unit
4th Pioneer Battalion, 4th Reinforcements
Embarked
04-August-1916
Place
Brisbane
Active Service
Western Front
Highest rank
N/A
Honours and Awards
No
Fate
Returned to Australia
April 1918
Notes

Thornton Barnes landed in France in June 1917 after ten months in England. In October he became ill with ‘trench fever’ and was hospitalised in England. He returned to Australia in April 1918 and was discharged in July.

View Personal Service Records (NAA)