Pilot Officer Thomas Edward BARKER

Served under the name Kenneth Clift

From Australia serving in the Royal New Zealand Air Force

Service No: 404336 (RNZAF)
Born: Sydney NSW, 7 January 1916
Enlisted in the RNZAF: Date unavailable
Unit: No. 245 Squadron (RAF)
Died: Aircraft Accident: (No 245 Squadron Typhoon aircraft DN293), England, 19 June 1943, Aged 27 Years
Buried: Chichester Cemetery, Sussex
CWGC Additional Information: Served as Clift. Son of Thomas Claude and Florence Barker, of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Roll of Honour: Unknown


On 19 June 1943, No. 245 Squadron Typhoon DN293 crashed into Pagham Harbour shortly after taking off from RAF Station Selsey.  The remains of the aircraft were salvaged in 1984.



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