1918-2008: Ninety Years of Remembrance

Soldier Record

John Edward Barker

Contributed by: Jane Hedges, on 2008-11-05

John Edward Barker
First Name John Edward
Surname Barker
Year of Birth 1882
Year of Death 1915
Regiment Royal Leicestershire Regiment
Place of Wartime Residence Leicester, Leicestershire

John Edward's Story

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Anonymous 2008-11-11

On researching the family (John Edward Barker is my Great Grandfather) I have found that he went to the Western Front on 2.3.1915 as a Sgt.

He was discharged to a commission on 24.7.1915

John fought at Ypres and Loos. He was killed n action on 13.10.1915 leaving behind a wife and 4 year od daughter.

He is remembered with honour on the Loos Memorial

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