Daniel Joseph BARRY

2nd Machine Gun Battalion, AIF

Private, Regimental No. 631

Killed in Action, 3 October 1918, France.

Biographical Details  

Born: 4 November 1893 at Gurrumbah via Irvinebank, QLD, Australia.

Father: David Patrick BARRY

Mother: Mary O'MEARA.

Marital Status: Single.

Education: St. Joseph’s College, Nudgee, Brisbane, QLD.

Occupation: Clerk., Accountant


Service and Enlistment Details

Enlisted on 14 October 1916 at Townsville, QLD.

Address at Enlistment: Townsville, QLD.

Embarkation Details: Embarked Overseas on

10 May 1917 with 7th  Machine Gun Company,

11th  Reinforcements at Melbourne, VIC on

Ship H.M.A.T. A46 "Clan McGillivray".

Cause of Death: Killed in Action on

3 October 1918 while serving with

2nd  Machine Gun Battalion in France at the age of 24 years.

Burial place: No known grave.

Next of Kin:  Mother, Mrs. Mary Barry, Gurrumbah via Irvinebank, QLD.

Religion: Roman Catholic.


At the date of Enlistment his mother Mrs Mary Barry was living at Gargett.


Commemorative Details


Panel 175,  Australian War Memorial;

Australian National Memorial, Villers-Brettoneux, France;

Townsville War Memorial.

Barry Street, Stuart, Townsville, QLD


Other Sources/Acknowledgements:  

Highways and Byways, Townsville City Council.



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