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Gareth Allan Barker

In memory of:

Flight Lieutenant Gareth Allan Barker

April 6, 1945

Military Service


Service Number:

J/13359

Age:

22

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

305 (Polish) Sqdn

Additional Information


Son of Frederick William Barker, and of Olive Ruth Barker, of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 493 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

11. B. 5.

Location:

BECKLINGEN WAR CEMETERY is 13 km south east of Soltau on the west side of the road from Hamburg to Hannover. From Hannover travel north in the direction of Hamburg on the Autoroute No.7 for 80 km until the junction with Soltau Sud, this is in fact the junction of the A7 with the B3 Hannover to Hamburg road. On leaving the A7 at Soltau Sud follow the B3 in the direction of Celle and Bergen. The cemetery is on the right hand side of the road, 7 Km from the motorway junction.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Grave marker– Becklingen War Cemetery … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Photo of GARETH ALLAN BARKER– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Id Card– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me

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