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Arthur John Barber
Male 1897 - 1995


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  • Birth  1897  Enfield Lock, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender  Male 
    Military  WW1 
    Eby ID Number  Waterloo-222188P 
    Died  2 Sep 1995  Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Buried  5 Sep 1995  Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Person ID  I404813  Generations
    Last Modified  25 Nov 2018 

    Family  Ruby Minerva Haw,   b. 3 Sep 1899, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1984 
    Married  9 May 1919  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Children 
     1. Reginald Barber
     2. Arthur Reginald Barber,   b. 1925,   d. 1984
     3. Dorothy Barber,   d. 1962
     4. Donald Barber,   d. 1985
    Family ID  F266905  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • BARBER, Arthur John - At Riverbend Place on Saturday September 2, 1995 in his 99th year. Art Barber beloved husband of the late Ruby (nee Hawe) (1984). Lovingly remembered by his son Reginald of Toronto, his daughter-in-law Beatrice Barber of Coburg, 5 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, 10 great-great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-great-granddaughter, his sister Emily Reddiway and his brothers Albert Barber and his wife Margaret and Ernie Barber all of Cambridge. He was predeceased b a daughter Dorothy Martin (1962), a son Donald (1985), 2 sisters and 5 brothers. Mr. Barber was born in Enfield Lock, England and arrived in Halifax Harbour in 1907. He joined the 111th Battalion Galt in March 1916, went to France and volunteered for the "Mad Fourth" and fought in Vimy Ridge front line until his return to Galt on December 23, 1918. He married Ruby Hawe on May 19, 1919, had three children and 65 years together. Arthur was involved in the Red Cross, Royal Canadian Legion Galt Branch #121 and the Golden Age Club where he was President for 4 years. He was an avid bingo player and loved to play crib. Art worked at P.W. Gardiners and Sons for 27 years. Friends were received at Coutts & Son funeral Home, 96 St. Andrews St., Cambridge on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. The Funeral Service was conducted in the Funeral Home Chapel on Tuesday at 1:30 pm. Rev. Robert Grisdale of Trinity Anglican Church officiated. Interment followed in Mount View Cemetery. A reception followed the committal service in Coutts Family Reception Cottage. As expressions of sympathy donations may be made to the Canadian Red Cross Society, 17 Cambridge Street, Cambridge N1R 3R8.

      Cambridge Reporter - Sep 1995

  • Sources 
    1. [S967] News - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Cambridge Reporter (1973-2003), Obituary of Arthur John Barber - Sep 1995.

    2. [S2697] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge, Mount View Cemetery.
      BARBER/ in memory of/ Arthur J. BARBER/ 1897-1995/ his beloved wife/ Ruby M HAW/ 1899-1984/ Son Arthur Reginald/ 1925-1984

    3. [S2488] aaa Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 025315 (1919)..
      Name:Arthur John Barber Age:22 Birth Year:abt 1897 Birth Place:Enfield england Marriage Date:19 May 1919 Marriage Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father:Wm Barber Mother:Ellen Godfrey Spouse:Ruby Minerva Hawe

      Name:Ruby Minerva Hawe Age:20 Birth Year:abt 1899 Birth Place:Galt Marriage Date:19 May 1919 Marriage Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father:James Hawe Mother:Lydia Bishop Spouse:Arthur John Barber

  • Event Map
    Event
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 9 May 1919 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 2 Sep 1995 - Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 5 Sep 1995 - Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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