|Place of birth||Birmingham, England|
|School||Council School, Birmingham, England|
|Age on arrival in Australia||38|
|Address||41 Charles Street, Richmond, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||34|
|Next of kin||Brother, E Barker, 41 Charles Street, Richmond, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||7th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/24/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||59th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of death or wounding||France|
|Date of death|
|Age at death||39|
|Place of burial||No known grave|
|Commemoration details||V.C. Corner (Panel No 15), Australian Cemetery, Fromelles,France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 5 April 1915.
Admitted to Field Ambulance, Gallipoli, 9 May 1915.
Detailed to Permanent Beach Party, 8 July 1915.
Returned to unit on demobilisation of Permanent Beach Party (1st Australian Division), Ismailia, 23 December 1915; rejoined 7th Bn, Sarpi Camp, Lemnos, 23 December 1915.
Disembarked Alexandria, 7 January 1916.
Transferred to 59th Bn, 24 February 1916; taken on strength of 59th Bn, Tel el Kebir, 24 February 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.
Posted missing, 19 July 1916.
Court of Enquiry, held in the field, 29 August 1917, pronounced fate as 'Killed in Action, 19 July 1916'.
Note, Red Cross File No 230604: 'No trace Germany. Cert. by Capt. Mills. 10.10.19.'Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Miscellaneous details||Name entered incorrectly on Embarkation Roll as James Gristy BARKER.|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BARKER James Grisby
Red Cross file 230604