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Barker-H-V-Pte-1515

Page history last edited by Lenore Frost 5 years, 5 months ago

Volunteers of Essendon and Flemington, 1914-1918

 

Portrait of 1515 Pte Harold Vincent Barker.  He later served

as a sergeant with the 24th Battalion and returned to

Australia on 8 July 1919. See also DA09573.

http://cas.awm.gov.au/item/DA09600

 

Barker H V  Pte  1515    Harold Vincent     21 Inf Bn    21    Printer's assistant    Single    C of E        

Address:    Moonee Ponds, Railway Cres, 4    

Next of kin:   Barker, Emily, Mrs, mother 4 Railway Cres, Moonee Ponds    

Enlisted:  10 Apr 1915       

Embarked:   A35 Berrima 28 Jun 1915  

Prior service:  58 Inf Regt, 2 years, served as Lieutenant.  Senior cadets 12 months

Awards:   DCM,  on 10 January 1920 while serving as a Temporary Company Sergeant Major

 

Also recommended for a Military Medal but apparently not awarded. 

http://static.awm.gov.au/images/collection/pdf/RCDIG1068286--10-.PDF

 

 

War Service Commemorated

Essendon Town Hall A-F

St Thomas' Anglican Church        

58th-Infantry-Football-Club-(Essendon-Rifles)                                     

Essendon Gazette Roll of Honour Wounded                

Regimental Register

 

 

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