Aircraftman Class I Herbert William BARKER

Service No: 78991
Born: Melbourne VIC, 21 July 1904
Enlisted in the RAAF: 7 October 1942 (at Brisbane QLD)
Unit: No. 8 Service Flying Training School, Bundaberg QLD
Died: Illness, Bundaberg, 28 November 1942, Aged 38 Years
Buried: Bundaberg General Cemetery QLD
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Arthur and Eliza Barker, of Norman Park. Presbyterian
Roll of Honour: Brisbane QLD
Remembered: Panel 115, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 28 November 1942, Aircraftman Class I Barker, a Storekeeper, lived out from the Unit. He was taken ill at his residence in Bundaberg on 27 November and brought by Ambulance to Station Sick Quarters. On 28 November he was admitted to the Bundaberg General Hospital where he died of cerebra-spinal meningitis at 1550 hours that day.


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records (RAAF Casualty Information compiled by Alan Storr (409804))
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veterans’ Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 163/90/460

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