Temporary Brigadier Lewis Ernest Stephen Barker

Service number VP7409, VX12777
Ranks Held Captain, Lieutenant Provisional, Brigadier, Lieutenant Colonel, Temporary Brigadier
Birth Date 05 May 1895
Birth Place Australia: Victoria, Melbourne, Mulgrave
Death Date 13 December 1981
Final Rank Temporary Brigadier
Service Australian Imperial Force
Units
Place Mulgrave
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918
Gazettes Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1947-03-06
Published in London Gazette in 1919-10-04
Published in London Gazette in 1941-07-08
Published in London Gazette in 1941-07-08
Published in London Gazette in 1943-12-23
Published in London Gazette in 1947-03-06
Published in London Gazette in 1919-03-08
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1919-06-17
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1943-12-23
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1920-01-29

Rolls

  • First World War Embarkation Roll:

    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Provisional
  • First World War Nominal Roll:

    Unit
    3rd Australian Divisional Artillery
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Captain
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    1 Army HQ
    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
    Rank
    Temporary Brigadier
    London Gazette
    06 March 1947 on page 1091 at position 6
    Commonwealth Gazette
    06 March 1947 on page 750 at position 64
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    New Guinea Force
    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
    Rank
    Brigadier
    London Gazette
    23 December 1943 on page 5571 at position 1
    Commonwealth Gazette
    23 December 1943 on page 2797 at position 12
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    2/1st Field Regiment
    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    08 July 1941 on page 3890 at position 6
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    2/1st Field Regiment
    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    08 July 1941 on page 3883 at position 1
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    12th Australian Field Artillery Brigade
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Captain
    London Gazette
    04 October 1919 on page 12369 at position 2
    Commonwealth Gazette
    17 June 1919 on page 1011 at position 60
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945

Timeline

Date of birth 05 May 1895
Date of enlistment 04 April 1916
Date of embarkation 20 May 1916
Date of recommendation honour or award 30 September 1918
Date of outcome 15 June 1919
Date of death 13 December 1981