BARKER, Francis Llewellyn
(Service number 13285)

First Rank Second Lieutenant Last Rank


Date 18 September 1880 Place of Birth Winchester

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment 6 Nile Street, Timaru
Occupation Farmer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Married
Next of Kin Mrs F. L. BARKER (wife), Fairlie; Mrs F. L. BARKER (wife), care of A. L. Wright, Beverley Road, Timaru
Religion Church of England
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship New Zealand Mounted Rifles Brigade
Date 27 May 1916' 23 April 1918
Transport Willochra or Tofua
Embarked From Destination
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

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Award Circumstances and Date

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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 25 July 1946 Age 85 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Timaru Cemetery
Memorial Reference General Section, Row 2, Plot 312
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Francis Llewellyn Barker, the only son of Francis Henry and Marion (née Cox) Barker, was baptised on 2 November 1880 at St John's Anglican Church, Winchester. Francis Llewellyn married Rita Maude Wright on 14 January 1904 at St Mary's, Timaru. Embarking at Tilbury on 12 March 1919 for his second to New Zealand, he reached Lyttelton by the “Corinthic” in April 1919, one of 1142 soldiers aboard. His oldest son, Rupert Francis Trevor Barker served in World War II.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [14 November 2019]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [14 November 2019]; Timaru Cemetery headstone image (Timaru District Council) [15 November 2019]; Timaru Herald, 12 April 1919 (Papers Past) [26 November 2013]

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