BARBER, Harold, James
John or James
Unit / Base:
Royal Norfolk Regiment
Wednesday, December 21, 1921
Private Harold Barber, known as John, was wrongly reported killed in action on 13 September 1943 during operations at Salerno, Italy, before being confirmed as alive and a prisoner of war. A former Carpenter and Joiner from Suffolk he was serving in No.2 Commando 5 Troop, 'B' Section, No.3 Sub-Section.
Casualty Lists WO417/67 and WO417/70.
Prisoners of War / National Archives file WO392/1 (Stalag 4DZ).
German Record Cards of British POWs / National Archives file WO416/18/24 (Stalag 4B).
Dir. of Mil. Int.: Liberated Prisoner of War Interrogation Questionnaire 1945/6 / National Archives file WO344/16/2.
Notebook of LSgt Joe Rogers MM, 5 Troop 'B' section.
Casualties document on Linked Content below.
Photo of Commando in Gallery: