Walter Frank BARKER


BARKER, Walter Frank

Service Number: 6067
Enlisted: 11 September 1915, Brisbane, Queensland
Last Rank: Driver
Last Unit: 8th Field Company Engineers
Born: Ipswich, Queensland, 26 October 1891
Home Town: Ipswich, Queensland
Schooling: Ipswich Central State School
Occupation: Painter
Died: Died of Illness (pneumonia), France, 6 March 1919, aged 27 years
Cemetery: Maubeuge (Sous-le-Bois) Cemetery
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Central Congregational Church Ipswich Pictorial Honour Board, Central Congregational Church Pictorial Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

11 Sep 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 6067, Brisbane, Queensland
20 Jan 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Driver, SN 6067, 6th Field Company Engineers, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
20 Jan 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Driver, SN 6067, 6th Field Company Engineers, HMAT Runic, Brisbane
6 Mar 1919: Involvement AIF WW1, Driver, SN 6067, 8th Field Company Engineers

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Biography contributed by John Edwards

Son of Frank Barker and Caroline Charlotte Favre

Brother of 6543 Pte. Percy Norman Barker (/explore/people/240875) who was killed in action at Polygon Wood on 02 Oct 1917