Ross Gordon Norman BARBER

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BARBER, Ross Gordon Norman

Service Number: 413335
Enlisted: 17 August 1941, Sydney, New South Wales
Last Rank: Flight Sergeant
Last Unit: Not yet discovered
Born: Parkes, New South Wales, 30 April 1920
Home Town: Parkes, Parkes, New South Wales
Schooling: All Saints College, Bathurst, New South Wales
Occupation: Radio Announcer/Journalist
Died: Accidental (Flying Accident), North Sea, 23 November 1943, aged 23 years
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Parkes & District Cenotaph, Runnymede Air Forces Memorial
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Flight Sergeant, SN 413335
17 Aug 1941: Enlisted SN 413335, Sydney, New South Wales

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Biography

Plane was Beaufighter MK 1173384 and crashed while flying training exercise due to the icing up of the aircraft

Subjests studied at school; English, History, Science, Business Principles, Geography, WoodWork, Maths 1, Maths 2

Proficent player in Cricket, Football, Tennis, Boating