Born at Calcutta India, RC. Enlisted 6 October 1915 age 30, farmer. Nok father, John Patrick Barker, John St, Cottesloe. Edward previously served with the Madras Volunteer Guards in India. Embarked at Fremantle 17 January 1916 per A30 Borda. Wounded in France 14-16 August 1916 and having recovered in England was returned to his unit and wounded a second time 24 April 1918. RTA in April 1919. Service medals: 1914-1915 Star, BWM and VM.