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  • Photograph of Ezra Barke is courtesy of the Sherwood Foresters Regiment roll of honour website
Person Details
Newstead, Nottinghamshire
He was the son of Daniel and Sarah Barke of 4 Woodstock Street, Hucknall, Nottinghamshire and the brother of John, Joseph, Alfred, Ernest and Wilfred Barke. In 1901 they lived on St Mary's Lane Kirkby in Ashfield Nottinghamshire. He later lived at 142, Beardall Street, Hucknall, Nottinghamshire.
He was a coal miner.
16 Sep 1916
25
769458 - CWGC Website
11163
Private
2nd Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Ezra Barke enlisted on 15th July 1909 at Derby aged 17 years and 11 months. He served in India and went to France 4th November 1914. He received shell wounds to his scalp on 6th July 1915 and was treated at No.2 Casualty Clearing station, transferred to Etaples and then Harfleur. He later returned to the line and was killed in action during an attack on the German line near Guillemont. Thiepval Memorial.
His age was incorrectly cited as 27 by CWGC. He was born J/A/S/1891 so was either 25 or 26 when killed.
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  • Photograph of Ezra Barke is courtesy of the Sherwood Foresters Regiment roll of honour website
    Ezra Barke - Photograph of Ezra Barke is courtesy of the Sherwood Foresters Regiment roll of honour website