Geoffrey Tudor BARBER


BARBER, Geoffrey Tudor

Service Number: 6221
Enlisted: 29 December 1915, Liverpool, New South Wales
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 13th Infantry Battalion
Born: Hampstead, London, England, 1892
Home Town: Goulburn, Goulburn Mulwaree, New South Wales
Schooling: Grammar School, Suffolk, England
Occupation: Grocer
Died: Killed in action, France, 12 April 1917
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

29 Dec 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Liverpool, New South Wales
9 Sep 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 6221, 13th Infantry Battalion
9 Sep 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 6221, 13th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Euripides, Sydney
12 Apr 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 6221, 13th Infantry Battalion
Date unknown: Involvement 13th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières

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Biography contributed by Sharyn Roberts

Geoffrey Tudor BARBER was born in 1892 in Hampstead, London, England

His parents were William Tudor & Emma Julia BARBER

Geoffrey left London on 9th July, 1914 & arrived in Melbourne on 20th August, 1914 on the ship "Port Lincoln"

He enlisted in Liverpool, Sydney on 29th December, 1915 and embarked from Sydney with the 13th Infantry Battalion on 14th September, 1916 on the HMAT Euripides

He was killed in Action on 12th April, 1917 in France - his name is memorialised on the Australian War Memorial & he was awarded the British War Medal & the Victory Medal.