Reginald Lomond Barker

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Reginald Lomond Barker

Birthplace: London, UK
Death: Died in TITANIC at sea
Cause of death: Died in the sinking. Body Not Recovered
Place of Burial: Atlantic Ocean
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About Reginald Lomond Barker

  • Name: Mr Reginald Lomond Barker
  • Born in London London England
  • Age: 40 years
  • Marital Status: Single.
  • Last Residence: at Maybush Shirley Hampshire England
  • Occupation: Purser
  • Last Ship: Majestic (1890)
  • Victualling crew
  • First Embarked: Belfast on Monday 1st April 1912
  • Died in the sinking. Body Not Recovered

Mr Reginald L. Barker, 40, was born in London and lived in Mayhaith, Old Shirley, Hampshire.

He initially signed-on to the Titanic in Belfast for her delivery trip to Southampton. He signed on again as a Purser on 6 April 1912, although listed no differently from his colleague Herbert McElroy he was paid at a lower rate (£15 per month). His last ship had been the Majestic.

On Sunday, 14 April, Reginald Barker conducted a short service for the passengers in the Second Class Dining Saloon.

After the collision, as the water reached C-Deck, Barker stood with McElroy, Dr O'Loughlin and Dr J. Edward Simpson. For a brief time they were joined by Second Officer Herbert Lightoller, they shook hands and said goodbye.

Barker died in the sinking. His body, if recovered, was never identified.

Documents Crew Particulars of Engagement

References Agreement and Account of Crew (PRO London, BT100/259) Walter Lord (1976) A Night to Remember. London, Penguin. ISBN 0 14 004757 3

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Reginald Lomond Barker's Timeline

London, UK
April 15, 1912
Age 40
TITANIC at sea
Atlantic Ocean