Francis Reginald BARKER

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BARKER, Francis Reginald

Service Number: 403148
Enlisted: 9 December 1940
Last Rank: Flight Lieutenant
Last Unit: Not yet discovered
Born: Sourabaya, Java, 6 April 1921
Home Town: Tatura, Greater Shepparton, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Accidental (Flying Accident), Egypt, 7 August 1944, aged 23 years
Cemetery: Heliopolis War Cemetery
Heliopolis War Cemetery, Heliopolis, Cairo, Egypt
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Flight Lieutenant, SN 403148
9 Dec 1940: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Flight Lieutenant, SN 403148

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Flight Lieutenant Francis Reginald Barker DFC 403148 of Number 107 Maintenance Unit RAF was killed when Hawker Typhoon IB R8891 crashed near Cairo, Egypt

FLTLT Barker has an entry in the book "Those Other Eagles" by Christopher Shores