Bertie Charlie BARKER

BARKER, Bertie Charlie

Service Number: 1885
Enlisted: 30 March 1916, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 36th Infantry Battalion
Born: Stowmarket, England, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Chatswood, Willoughby, New South Wales
Schooling: Rougham School, England
Occupation: Chaffeur
Died: Killed in Action, Belgium, 7 June 1917, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Hamilton Superior Public School Roll of Honour, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient)
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World War 1 Service

30 Mar 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
4 Sep 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 1885, 36th Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '17' embarkation_place: Sydney embarkation_ship: HMAT Port Sydney embarkation_ship_number: A15 public_note: ''
4 Sep 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 1885, 36th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Port Sydney, Sydney

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Arrived in Australia aged 21 years

Middle name of Charles is shown on page 24 of the Attestation papers

43 Battalion

Rank - Private

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Son of Frederick and Julia Barker, Oak Farm, Rougham near Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, England. Brother of Ethel Barker