Austen Kolbe Barry

Service Record



Joined Company



Left Company



3 February 1944

Born Butterworth, Cape Province, 11th April 1916. Son of Anton Rector Kolbe Barry and Dorothy, nee Nankivel. Ed, Victoria High School, Grahamstown.

Austen Kolbe Barry joined the Clan Line in 1934, in which he served during the first two years of the war.

He then enlisted with the RAF and was killed in an air operation on enemy shipping off the Island of Patmos in the Aegean Sea on the night of 2nd February 1944.

139220. Flying Officer A K Barry RAFVR. Navigator, 38 Squadron RAF Bomber Command, Med.

Undertaking a sweep across the Aegean, down with the aircraft, at sea. Wellington JA108 3 Feb 1944. Buried Rhodes War Cemetery 2.B.3, Greece.

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