The AIF Project

Herbert Henry BARBER

Regimental number1680
Place of birthOrange, New South Wales
SchoolWail State School, Victoria
ReligionBaptist
OccupationEngineer
Address50 Oxford Street, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, George Gilbert Barber, 50 Oxford Street, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date28 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentSIG
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 9 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Division Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 9 September 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death38
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death26 April 1969
Age at death74
Place of burialWoden Cemetery, ACT

Print format