1889 Sep 12. Born Eastbourne, Sussex
1891 census at 10, Gilbert Road, Eastbourne
1901 census at 99, Tideswell Road, Eastbourne
1909 May 20 Appointed a Postman
1911 census at Avenue House, Eastbourne
1916 Sep 14 MM Gazetted. His Majesty the KING has been graciously pleased to award the Military Medal for bravery in the field to the undermentioned - 1950 Pte. H. S. Barber, Lond. R.
1918 Sep 11. The undermentioned, from Officer Cadet Units, to be 2nd Lts. : — Lond. R.—Herbert Stewart Barber, M.M.
1920 Dec 6. Joined ADRIC with service no 1159. Posted to B Coy as Platoon Commander. He seems to have been Intelligence Officer
1920 Dec 22 Promoted 2nd in Command B Coy
1921 Nov 9. Relinquishes his commission. 2nd London Regt. 2nd Lt. H. S. Barber, M.M.
1921 Feb 28 Promoted Company Commander N Coy following the removal of Daniels after Trim Looting
1922 Jan 24. Discharged at demobilisation of ADRIC
1924 (from MIC) Living in Hall Green, Birmingham
1934 Oct 22. Seaman's certificate. He is a Plate Steward
1939 Register Living in Public Assistance Institution Saint Marys Street , Southampton C.B. (the name Workhouse had been changed to Public Assistance Institution) , Hampshire, He is "incapacitated"
1939 Oct/Dec. Died in Hampshire (Ancestry tree)