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Book: From Geraldine to Jericho: John Barker and the Great War


Owner: 
Canterbury Museum
Identifying number: 
2017.35.1

Book: From Geraldine to Jericho: John Barker and the Great War

In August 1914 John Barker left his farm near Geraldine in South Canterbury to go to the Great War. He returned more than five years later after having served in the Canterbury Mounted Rifles at Gallipoli and throughout the Middle East. Drawing on his diary, letters and photographs, this book tells the story of John and his family whose lives were shaped by this formative period in New Zealand History. 

Paul Barker recently wroye a book about John Barker's experiences. A PDF copy of the book can be read on Canterbury Museum's collections online

Date on item: 
2017