BARBER, Ralph Evan
(Service number )

First Rank Last Rank 2/Lt


Date Unknown Place of Birth Timaru

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Son of Robert F. and Rhoda J. Barber, of Lawler St., South Perth, Western Australia
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with Australian Imperial Forces Served in 28th Btn, Australian Infantry
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation
Unit, Squadron, or Ship
Date 17 April 1916
Transport HMAT Aeneas
Embarked From Freemantle Destination
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 18 November 1916 Age 28
Place of Death Somme, France
Cause KIA
Memorial or Cemetery Villers-Bretonneux Memorial
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials 2015 additions to the Tiimaru Memorial Wall

Biographical Notes

from Timaru; Son of Robert F. and Rhoda J. Barber, of Lawler St., South Perth, Western Australia. Born at Timaru, New Zealand.


Paul McNicholl's list of additional names for the Tiimaru Memorial Wall (August 2013); Australian War Memorial website; CWGC

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Researched and Written by

Carol Bell, SC branch NZSG & Timaru Herald

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