22/05/1916- To 69 Depot Company as Private
20/06/1916- To 44th Battalion 3rd Reinforcements
20/12/1916- Proceeded Overseas 3rd Australian Division Base Depot Etaples France ex Folkestone
26/01/1917- Joined 44th Battalion in the field France ex Base Depot
11/07/1918- Appointed LANCE  CORPORAL in the field France
22/07/1918- Promoted TEMPORARY  CORPORAL in the field France
31/07/1918- Awarded  MILITARY  MEDAL
19/08/1918- Granted Leave England
2/09/1918- Admitted 1st Australian Dermatological Hospital Bulford England ( Sick whilst on Leave in England )- Reverts to Rank LANCE  CORPORAL
1/03/1919- Discharged to Convalescent Training Depot Parkhouse England ex Hospital
11/03/1919- To No. 1 Command Depot Sutton Veny England
31/03/1919- Embarked England for Australia per ” Khyber ”
23/05/1919- Disembarked Australia
30/06/1919- Discharged from Service




Date  of  Recommendation : 8 July 1918


” For conspicuous bravery and devotion to duty.  On the 4th July, 1918, during the attack on the ridge East of HAMEL, Private BARNARD was in charge of a bombing section.  On reaching the final objective  he immediately cleared several dugouts, killing many and capturing 12 of the enemy.  During the taking of these dugouts he succeeded in capturing two Machine Guns which he immediately mounted and used for the defence of the newly consolidated line.  By his coolness and utter disregard of enemy shell fire he set an excellent example to his comrades “.


Date of Commonwealth of Australia Gazette : 12 February 1919


Location in Commonwealth of Australia Gazette : Page  272,  Position  80


Date of London Gazette : 21 October 1918


Location in London Gazette : Page  12420,  Position  19.