The AIF Project

Percy Norman BARKER

Regimental number6543
Place of birthBrisbane Queensland
Other NamesNormand
SchoolCentral State School, Ipswich, Queensland
ReligionCongregational
OccupationPainter
AddressQuarry Street, Ipswich, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs C Barker, Quarry Street, Ipswich, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date4 July 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A36 Boonah on 21 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 2 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death21.3
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXV, Row E, Grave No. 16A), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
55
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frank and Caroline Charlotte Barker, Quarry Street, Ipswich, Quensland
Family/military connectionsBrother: 6067 Driver Walter Frank BARKER, 8th Field Company Engineers, died of disease, 6 March 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Print format