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|Army number=132294
 
|Army number=132294
 
|Rank=2/Lt
 
|Rank=2/Lt
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|Decorations=None known so far.
 
|Age=0
 
|Age=0
|Date of birth=Not yet known.
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|Date of birth=Research indicates that his birth was registered in Q1 1920 in Hampstead, London - mother's maiden name Bone.
|Unit=Emergency Commission as 2/Lt in the Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment 25/5/1940.  Attached to Durham Light Infantry, Posted to 11th Bn DLI 21/6/1940. Posted Brancepeth I.T.C. 24/9/1940.  Served with SoE as an agent in Crete in 1944.  Prisoner of War.
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|Unit=Emergency Commission as 2/Lt in the Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment 25/5/1940.  Attached to The Durham Light Infantry, Posted to 11th Bn DLI 21/6/1940. Posted Brancepeth I.T.C. 24/9/1940.  Served with SoE as an agent in Crete in 1944.  Prisoner of War.
|Company/Battery=A,
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|Company/Battery=A.
 
|Task or role=Platoon Commander.
 
|Task or role=Platoon Commander.
|Joined Brigade=01-Jun-40
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|Joined Brigade=01-Jun-40.
 
|Promotions=W/S Lt 25/11/1941.  T/Captain 15/2/1944.
 
|Promotions=W/S Lt 25/11/1941.  T/Captain 15/2/1944.
|Prisoner of War=No trace of his Camp or prisoner number in the PoW records.
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|Prisoner of War=No trace of his Camp or Prisoner number was found in the PoW records.
|Died/Killed in action=Date of death not yet known.
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|Died/Killed in action=Date of death not yet known.  It is possible that he died in the USA or Canada.
|Home address=No family information as yet.
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|Home address=No family information as yet.  No marriage yet traced.
 
|Source table=11DLI
 
|Source table=11DLI
 
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To read an account of SoE activity in Crete, which includes material from Captain Barkham, please click [http://www.my-crete-site.co.uk/wo_bill_knox.htm here].
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To read an account of SoE activity in Crete, which includes material from Captain Barkham, please click [http://www.my-crete-site.co.uk/wo_bill_knox.htm here].  In this material he is referred to as a wireless specialist.
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A search did trace a Geoffrey Barkham travelling First-Class to Montreal by ship (the Empress of France) on 5/7/1949, together with a lady who may have been his mother.  No return passage was traced.

Latest revision as of 15:51, 19 October 2018

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Name Barkham Geoffrey George Arnold
Army number 132294
Rank 2/Lt
Decorations None known so far.
Date of birth Research indicates that his birth was registered in Q1 1920 in Hampstead, London - mother's maiden name Bone.
Age 0
Unit Emergency Commission as 2/Lt in the Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment 25/5/1940. Attached to The Durham Light Infantry, Posted to 11th Bn DLI 21/6/1940. Posted Brancepeth I.T.C. 24/9/1940. Served with SoE as an agent in Crete in 1944. Prisoner of War.
Company/Battery A.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Platoon Commander.
Joined Brigade 01-Jun-40.
Promotions W/S Lt 25/11/1941. T/Captain 15/2/1944.
Wounded
Prisoner of War No trace of his Camp or Prisoner number was found in the PoW records.
Died/Killed in action Date of death not yet known. It is possible that he died in the USA or Canada.
Home address No family information as yet. No marriage yet traced.
Source table 11DLI


To read an account of SoE activity in Crete, which includes material from Captain Barkham, please click here. In this material he is referred to as a wireless specialist.

A search did trace a Geoffrey Barkham travelling First-Class to Montreal by ship (the Empress of France) on 5/7/1949, together with a lady who may have been his mother. No return passage was traced.