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Full Name: Hellard Barber
Rank Last Held: Trooper
Forename(s): Hellard
Surname: Barber
War: World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.: 11/1889
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Trooper
Next of Kin: Mrs P. Barber (mother), Inglis Street, Seatoun, Wellington, New Zealand
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: Rawene, Hokianga, New Zealand
Military District: Auckland
Body on Embarkation: 8th Reinforcements
Embarkation Unit: Wellington Mounted Rifles
Embarkation Date: 13 November 1915
Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Vessel: Willochra or Tofua
Destination: Suez, Egypt
Page on Nominal Roll: 33
Last Unit Served: Wellington Mounted Rifles
Place of Death: Egypt
Date of Death: 28 July 1916
Age at Death: 22
Year of Death: 1916
Cause of Death: Killed in action
Memorial Name:
  • Kantara Memorial, Kantara War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt
  • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories
Biographical Notes: Hellard Barber was the son of Phoebe Barber, of Petone, Wellington, and the late Edward Barber.
Description of Image:
  • Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1916
  • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories Panel Baxter B.E. - Bayne K.A. (photo J Halpin 2010)
Archives NZ source: Military personnel file
Sources Used:
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL:
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
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