Thursday, 8 September 2011

RIP Harry Barkla

Yesterday, Harry Barkla, 39th Battalion veteran of A Coy (9 Platoon), and comrade of Jim Cowey, passed away aged 90 years.

 Harry Barkla (second from left) at Jim's graveside in Sea Lake, Victoria.

Thank you for your service to Australia Harry, and for your willingness to give me an insight into your experience of war on the Kokoda Track.  I'm very thankful I got to meet and talk to you, and I'm so glad in your latter years you were able to find peace of mind.

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