Colonel George Barber

Accession Number ART00106
Collection type Art
Measurement unframed: 61.2 x 51.4 cm
Object type Painting
Physical description oil on canvas
Maker Bell, George
Date made 1919
Conflict Period 1910-1919
First World War, 1914-1918

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


Portrait of Colonel George Walter Barber (1868-1951) , CB, DSO, MID , Deputy Director Medical Services (DDMS), Australian Corps during the First World War. Barber was born in Lancashire, England and came to Australia in 1894. He was a Government Medical Officer and Medical Officer of Health in Plagiaries, Western Australia. He served in the Army Medical Corps, AIF and was Commanding Officer No. 2 Australian Stationary Hospital. He also served with the 4th Australian Division until April 1918 and received the Croix de Guerre.