Thomas John BARBER

Badge Number: SA1742, Sub Branch: Prospect
SA1742

BARBER, Thomas John

Service Number: 485
Enlisted: 9 December 1914, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 11th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Goolwa, South Australia, 2 February 1886
Home Town: Goolwa, Alexandrina, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Packer (S.A.R.)
Died: Natural causes, Adelaide, South Australia, 27 January 1975, aged 88 years
Cemetery: Centennial Park Cemetery, South Australia
Location: RSL, Wall 107, Niche C011
Memorials: Adelaide South Australian Railways WW1 & WW2 Honour Boards, Goolwa War Memorial, Port Lincoln S.A.R. Eyre's Peninsula Division Roll of Honour WW1
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World War 1 Service

9 Dec 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 485, 11th Light Horse Regiment, Adelaide, South Australia
2 Jun 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 485, 11th Light Horse Regiment, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
2 Jun 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 485, 11th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Medic, Brisbane
29 Aug 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 485, 11th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
16 Nov 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 485, 11th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli, Shrapnel wound (hip)
11 May 1917: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 485, 11th Light Horse Regiment

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Biography

Son of Henry Thomas BARBER and Jane nee COPPINS

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

"485 Private Thomas John Barber, 11th Australian Light Horse Regiment, of Goolwa, SA. Pte Barber enlisted on 9 December 1914 and embarked aboard HMAT Borda on 16 June 1915. He returned to Australia on 22 January 1917." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)

 

Daily Herald (Adelaide, SA: 1910 - 1924) Thursday 14 November 1918

RAILWAY STAFF CHANGES.

Mr. T. J. Barber, of the maintenance branch, recently connected with the staff at Port Pirie station, has accepted a transfer to the Peterborough station.

http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article106527639

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