Thursday, December 14, 2017

Robert Samuel Barber

Serial Number and Rank:  18641, GNR
Birth:  Milton 1894/21064
Parents:  John William Barber and Sarah Ann Tuckerman
Went to School at Little Forest
Previous military service: 4th Australian Light Horse; Served with Light Horse in Milton; when his family moved to Murwillumbah, NSW, rejoined Light Horse there and served until date of enlistment
Enlisted:  Milton Qld 23 September 1915 as Corporal
Parents living at Hollybank Marcoochy River Yandina Queensland when Robert enlisted.
Next of Kin:  F. William Barber
Service:  7th FA Bde – Field Artillery Brigade 7, Battery 26
Death:  KIA 3 October 1917
Burial:  Belguim 58 Yprwes Town Cemetery Extension Menin Gate

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