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Photograph - John James Barnes

From the Collection of 8th/13th Victorian Mounted Rifles Regimental Collection Building 129 Carlisle Drive North Bandiana Vic

Description
Two black and white photographs of soldier of the 8th Light Horse Regiment (AIF) bein No 487 Trooper John James Barnes, Machine Gun Section.
Object Registration
3124.02
Keywords
barnes jj trooper, 8th australian light horse (aif)
Historical information
John James Barnes , 23 year-old labourer of Marong Victoria enlisted in the Australian Imperial Force (AIF) 8 September 1914 and was allocated to 8th Light Horse Regiment. He had two years pre-war service with the light horse. He served on Gallipoli, was evacuated ill and subsequently returned to Australia.
The 8th Light Horse Regiment AIF was raised at Broadmeadows Victoria in September 1914 under the command of Lieutenant Colonel Alexander White and formed part of the 3rd Light Horse Brigade.
Significance
Good studies of soldier in World War One light horse uniform
Inscriptions & Markings
John James Barnes / 8th Light Horse Reg / Reg No; 487
Last updated
26 Jul 2020 at 4:11PM