Sgt Alfred Lionel Barber

Sgt Alfred Lionel Barber

Birth
Portsmouth, Portsmouth Unitary Authority, Hampshire, England
Death 1 May 1943 (aged 33–34)
Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Burial Kleve, Kreis Kleve, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Plot Joint Grave 17. B. 8-9.
Memorial ID 56032371 · View Source
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1200694 Sergeant [Air Gunner]
Alfred Lionel Barber.
The Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.
106 squadron.
aged 34

son of Alfred Thomas and Elizabeth Barber, of East Dereham, Norfolk.
His birth was registered at Portsmouth, Hants, in Q2, 1909.

Alfred was an Air Gunner of a Lancaster bomber which crashed whilst on a mission to bomb the Krupps steelworks at Essen.

The story of the flight is noted at the following site, The Aircrew Remembrance Society, noted under the name of the pilot Sydney Abel

The crew of the Avro Lancaster Mark 1, ED 451, Code ZN-O, all of whom are buried in Reichswald Cemetery, were
Pilot: Sydney Abel
Flight Engineer: John Gordon Alderson
Pilot/Navigator: Vincent Anthony Nono
Pilot/Air Bomber: Stanley Plaskett
W'less Op/Air Gnr: Charles Malcolm Harrower
Air Gunner: Alfred Lionel Barber
Air Gunner: Douglas Brown


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  • Maintained by: John
  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 6 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 56032371
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt Alfred Lionel Barber (1909–1 May 1943), Find a Grave Memorial no. 56032371, citing Reichswald Forest War Cemetery, Kleve, Kreis Kleve, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany ; Maintained by John (contributor 47032041) .