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The Channel Islands and the Great War
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Barber, J R

Chatham Naval Memorial

Chatham Naval Memorial

Remembered on:
Island (Bailiwick) Memorial, St Peter Port, Guernsey
Alderney War Memorial, Victoria Street
The Grammar School, Guernsey

Commonwealth War Graves Commission Record

John R Barber

Midshipman John R Barber
Royal Naval Reserve. H.M.S. "Ebro" (Armed Merchant Cruiser)

1914-15 Star

Son of Lieut. Daniel Barber (R.N.), and Mrs. Barber, of "Woodlands," Alderney, Channel Islands. Born at Holyhead.

Killed when acting as armed guard on *Norwegian steamship 6th March 1917. Aged 19 years



*SV NAJADE was sunk on 21 March 1917 by U59.

The Najade was boarded on 6 March west of the Faeroes at, 61' 31"N by 11' 10" W and ordered to head for Kirkwall in the Orkneys. She was subsequently sunk on 21 March at 53' 35" N by 2' 17" W near Fair Isle, between the Shetlands and Orkneys.