Henry Augustus BARBER

47th Infantry Battalion, AIF

Private, Regimental No. 2386A

Killed in Action, 7 June 1917, Messines, Belgium.

Biographical Details  

Born: 21 June 1887 at Mackay, QLD, Australia.

Father: Henry Alfred BARBER

Mother: Eliza ORR.

Marital Status: Single.

Education: State School, Mackay, QLD.

Occupation: Farmer


Service and Enlistment Details

Enlisted on 21 February 1916 at Rockhampton, QLD.

Address at Enlistment: Savannah, Mackay, QLD.

Embarkation Details: Embarked Overseas on

19 September 1916 with 47th  Battalion,

5th Reinforcements at Brisbane, QLD on

Ship H.M.A.T. A49 "Seang Choon".

Cause of Death: Killed in Action on 7 June 1917 while serving with 47th  Battalion at Messines, Belgium at the age of 29 years.

Burial place: No known grave.

Next of Kin:  Father, Henry Augustus Barber, Savannah, Mackay, QLD.

Religion: Church of England.

Commemorative Details


Panel 143,  Australian War Memorial;

The Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium,

Panel No: 27;

Eton War Memorial;

Mackay Cenotaph;

Mackay Old Town Hall Honour Board.


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