Vernon Henry BARBER

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BARBER, Vernon Henry

Service Number: 968
Enlisted: 17 August 1914, Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Company Sergeant Major
Last Unit: 5th Infantry Battalion
Born: Fitzroy, Victoria, 4 July 1893
Home Town: Caulfield, Glen Eira, Victoria
Schooling: Caulfield and Mordialloe State Schools
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, 28 April 1915, aged 21 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

17 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 968, Melbourne, Victoria
21 Oct 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 968, 5th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
21 Oct 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 968, 5th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Orvieto, Melbourne
25 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Company Sergeant Major, SN 968, 5th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography

Served in Cadets. Ranks from Sergeant to Lt.