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BARKER, FRANCIS REGINALD, DFC

Service:Royal Australian Air Force
Service Number:403148
Rank:Flight Lieutenant
Date of Birth:6 April 1921
Place of Birth:Sourabaya, Java
Date of Death:7 August 1944 (Aged 23 years)
Decorations:Distinguished Flying Cross


Distinguished Flying Cross1939-45 StarAfrica Star & Clasp
Italy StarDefence Medal1939-45 War MedalAustralian Service Medal 1939-45

Timeline

7 August 1944Typhoon R8891: Aircraft crashed in Egypt.

Burial Details

Cemetery:HELIOPOLIS WAR CEMETERY
Grave:6. N. 3.

External Links

World War 2 Nominal Roll
The London Gazette - Distinguished Flying Cross Announcement (28 September 1943)

References

National Archives of Australia [NAA] 1948, BARKER FRANCIS REGINALD : Service Number - 403148 : Date of birth - 06 Apr 1921 : Place of birth - SOURABAYA JAVA : Place of enlistment - SYDNEY : Next of Kin - BARKER HARRY, A9300, BARKER F R.

Record updated on 20 March 2018.


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