Honiton: Are you related to the late Douglas Barker?

A FORMER member of the RAF is trying to trace the relatives of one of his late comrades. The late Douglas Barker is believed to have died in Honiton in the 1950s after surviving a period as a prisoner of war in Singapore.

A FORMER member of the RAF is trying to trace the relatives of one of his late comrades.

The late Douglas Barker is believed to have died in Honiton in the 1950s after surviving a period as a prisoner of war in Singapore.

Before being captured, Mr Barker was based with colleague and friend Arnold Kerridge at Ipoh, Singapore.

Now 92, Mr Kerridge would like to find out more about what happened to his friend.


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"I am most anxious to get in touch with any of Douglas's surviving relatives," he said.

Call Belinda Bennett at the Herald on (01392) 888488 if you can help.

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