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Private

Barker, Thomas

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 Border Regiment

 9th Battalion

Tom was a Merchant Seaman and was in a convoy which was attacked, his sgip was hit by torpedoes. With the survivors Tom was picked up by an Italian ship and taken to the nearest port to wait for a ship home. Instead Tom joined the Border Regiment and fought in Burma.

 

Died

Age: 20

3rd April 1945

Tom died in the Burma jungle, his body being cremated and with others buried at Taukkyan War Cemetery in a collective grave.

 

Memorial

Taukkyan War Cemetery

Coll. grave 21. H. 3-7.

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TAUKKYAN WAR CEMETERY

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