9/05/1916-To 67 Depot as Private
20/06/1916-To 44th Battalion 4th Reinforcements
12/07/1916-To 44th Battalion 3rd Reinforcements
3/12/1916-to 11th Training Battalion Codford England
20/12/1916-Proceeded Overseas 3rd Aust Division Base Depot Etaples France ex Folkestone ex Codford
26/01/1917-Joined 44th Battalion in the field France
24/06/1917-KILLED IN ACTION Messines Belgium

Original Burial Details

Service Record shows that Pte. BARR was buried by his Battalion mates, where he fell – 2400 yards East North East of Messines and 400 yards  North of cross roads.

 

Service Medals Awarded

British War Medal – No. 49806

Victory Medal – No. 49166

Memorial Plaque & Scroll – No. 327088

 

Memorial Inscriptions

Menin Gate Memorial , Ieper, Belgium

Australian War Memorial, Canberra – Panel No. 137

Dardanup War Memorial, WA

 

 

**** Thanks to Les Westerlund for the following Information:-

Parents of George Frederick BARR-

Father-  David Andrew BARR ( 1872 – 1933 )

Mother-  Helene  CRAIGIE ( 1868 – 1956 )

Married 1891 Cowara, N.S.W. #3568.