Mr 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
Last Ship: Majestic (1890)
First Embarked: Belfast on Monday 1st April 1912
Died in the Titanic disaster (15th April 1912).
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.
Crew Particulars of Engagement
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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