Barber, Graham Brooke


War Service:

Lieutenant GRAHAM BROOKE BARBER of 13th battalion Kings Royal Rifle Corps was killed by a shell on 25 August 1918 leading his men forward. On leaving school in July 1915 he enlisted in KRRC and within 6 weeks was promoted to sergeant. He applied for a commission in June 1916, went to France in September and was wounded in November. He was twice wounded in March 1918 but returned to his company in June after three months convalescence.

He is buried in Bucquoy Communal Cemetery,

Location of Memorial:
He is remembered on the memorial at Blackheath Congregational Church

He was born in Blackheath on 25 April 1897 and was educated at Mill Hill. He was the son of Mr and Mrs Harry Barber of Homefield Lodge, 127, Widmore Rd., Bromley.

The Times 3 September 1918

Contributed By: Andy Pepper

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