Richard Barber

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment:
  • Service no: Clyde Z/4815
  • Rank: Able Seaman
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
  • Unit/Ship: Drake Battalion, R.N. Div
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death:
  • Date of Death: 11.08.1916
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Bois-De-Noulette British Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: I.G.10.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth:
  • Address: 56 Lilybank Rd, Dundee
  • Occupation: Dundee Supply Stores, Commercial St, Dundee
  • Mother:
  • Father:

    William Barber, 6 Watson St, Dundee

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Jessie Barber, Princes St, Dundee

  • Children:

    William, born 05.06.1914

More about Richard Barber

Richard Barber   CZ/4815   Drake Bn   R.N.D.

Intimation has been received of the death in action on 11th August of Richard Barber, Royal Naval Division, Drake Battalion, eldest son of William Barber, 6 Watson Street.  His wife resides at 2 Erskine Street, Dundee.  Previous to his enlistment he was employed in the Dundee Supply Stores, Commercial Street.

Dundee People’s Journal 2nd September 1916

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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