Reginald Thomas George Barker

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Barker, Private Reginald Thomas George no.3409.

7th Light Horse 29th Reinforcements.

Unwin’s Bridge Road [i.e. Bayview Avenue], Undercliffe.


Born 1899, son of George and Amy M. Barker.

Enlisted 12/4/1917, aged 19.


Church of England.

Next of kin, father, George L. Barker, Unwin’s Bridge Road, Undercliffe.

Embarked from Sydney 3/9/1917 per HMAT A55 Kyarra.

Returned to Australia 28/6/1919.

Married Gladys Mary Maloney 1921. She died 22/10/1987.

Special acknowledgement

The foundation of the information on this page was copied from the prize winning publication Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe. This book is the culmination of 12 years (1988-2000) research by a team of volunteers from Canterbury and District Historical Society led by Dr Lesley Muir. Without this team's effort and dedication and the Society's willingness and support, this information would not be available today.


An uneditable version of the book Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe is in the eBook section of this wiki. In the main section, there is an alphabetical list of the 1,911 names in the book with a link to the biography copied from the book about each individual. The alphabetical list is titled Canterbury's Boys list. The biographical files are editable, created to provide the space for descendants, historians, researchers, etc to contribute any further information, photographs, newspaper articles, memories, etc. they may have discovered so it is available for this and future generations.


Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe. Edited by Lesley Muir. Campsie, N.S.W. : Canterbury and District Historical Society, 2002