Alfred Douglas BARBER

BARBER, Alfred Douglas

Service Numbers: 131, 3681
Enlisted: 26 August 1915, Enlisted at Adelaide
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 10th Infantry Battalion
Born: Lucindale, South Australia, 5 July 1879
Home Town: Mount Gambier, Mount Gambier, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Killed in Action, Pozieres, France, 22 August 1916, aged 37 years
Cemetery: Serre Road Cemetery No.2 Beaumont Hamel, France
Plot X1X, Row B, Grave 9, Serre Road Cemetery No 2, Beaumont Hamel, Picardie, France
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Mount Gambier War Memorial
Show Relationships

Boer War Service

1 Oct 1899: Involvement Private, 131, 8th Battalion, Australian Commonwealth Horse

World War 1 Service

26 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 3681, 10th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Adelaide
2 Dec 1915: Involvement Private, 3681, 10th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières
2 Dec 1915: Embarked Private, 3681, 10th Infantry Battalion, RMS Malwa, Adelaide
9 Jun 1916: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, 3681, 10th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières , Shell wound to the thigh

Help us honour Alfred Douglas Barber's service by contributing information, stories, and images so that they can be preserved for future generations.

Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Thomas Barber and Mary (nee Allan) Barber of Benara Road, Mt. Gambier, SA

Brother of William Allan Barber, Ethel Sophia Barber, Jessie Annabella Barber and Rachel Eliza Barber,

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal