Benjamin Joseph Herbert BARKER

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BARKER, Benjamin Joseph Herbert

Service Number: 24163
Enlisted: 15 March 1940, Fremantle, Western Australia
Last Rank: Able Seaman
Last Unit: HMAS Sydney (II) - D48 WW2
Born: Perth, Western Australia, 7 April 1920
Home Town: West Perth, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Killed in Action, Indian Ocean, 20 November 1941, aged 21 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave (at sea)
Tree Plaque: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Geraldton HMAS Sydney II Memorial, Plymouth Naval Memorial to the Missing / Lost at Sea
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World War 2 Service

15 Mar 1940: Enlisted Royal Australian Navy, Ordinary Seaman, SN 24163, HMAS Cerberus, Fremantle, Western Australia
20 Nov 1941: Involvement Royal Australian Navy, Able Seaman, SN 24163, HMAS Sydney (II) - D48 WW2, RAN Operations - 'SW Pacific / Indian Ocean 1941-43'

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