Barr, Hugh, MM (Sergeant, b.1886 - d.1917)

Place Europe: France
Accession Number 1DRL/0092
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 1 cm
Object type Letters
Maker Barr, Hugh
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne, France
Date made 1917-1927
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM93 12/11/284
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Copying Provisions Copying permitted subject to physical condition
Description

Collection relating to the service of 337 Sergeant Hugh Barr MM, 44 Battalion, France, 1917. Collection includes letters written by Barr to his mother; advice to Mrs M. Barr, Ireland, of the award of Military Medal to Barr, and condolence letters relating to Barr's death in action on the Western Front, 13 October 1917. Collection bound into file cover.

History / Summary

Biographical note: 337 Sergeant Hugh Barr, MM, 44 Battalion, AIF. Killed in action on the Western Front, 13 October 1917. Age 30. Born at Larne. Co. Antrim, Ireland. Son of Samuel and Margaret Barr, of 1 Balneum Terrace, Larne Harbour, Co. Antrim, Ireland.