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  • Buried in Barlin Communal Cemetery Extension, France. (www.cwgc.org)
Person Details
Bleasby Nottinghamshire
He was the son of John and Louisa (née Lamb) Barker of Southwell Nottinghamshire. He was the husband of Mabel Barker and in 1911 they lived at Halam near Southwell.
In 1911 he was a grocer's porter.
10 Mar 1918
42
469645 - CWGC Website
30551
Private
17th Bn York and Lancaster Regiment
Labour Bn transferred to (18009) 30th Coy Labour Corps He was killed on 10 March 1918 and is buried in Barlin Communal Cemetery Extension, France (grave ref. II.E.21). CWGC - Barlin Communal Cemetery Extension (extract): 'The extension was begun by French troops in October 1914 and when they moved south in March 1916 to be replaced by Commonwealth forces, it was used for burials by the 6th Casualty Clearing Station. In November 1917, Barlin began to be shelled and the hospital was moved back to Ruitz, but the extension was used again in March and April 1918 during the German advance on this front.' 1095 burials.
CWGC: 'Only son of John and Louisa Barker, of Southwell; husband of Mabel Barker, of Halam, nr. Southwell, Notts.'
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  • Buried in Barlin Communal Cemetery Extension, France. (www.cwgc.org)
    John Barker - Buried in Barlin Communal Cemetery Extension, France. (www.cwgc.org)