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Hucknall Torkard Nottinghamshire
He was the husband of Gertrude (née Cottam) Barker. They married 24/9/1916 and her address became 18 Eckington Terrace Glapton Road Meadows Nottingham. Gertrude married Walter V Saunders in 1919.
He was a garden pot maker upon enlistment.
08 Dec 1916
82460 - CWGC Website
77 Commercial Road Bulwell Nottingham
Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment)
Pte. William Barker, 8th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding) Regiment, died of gunshot wounds to the right leg, left knee and a fractured skull, at No. 3 Canadian Stationary Hospital on 8th December 1916. He is buried in Doullens Communal Cemetery Extension No. 1.Grave Reference: III F 9
Nottingham Evening Post In Memoriam 8/12/1917: “BARKER. – In affectionate remembrance of my hear husband, Private W. Barker, who died of wounds, at Boulogne, December 8th, 1916. Also our dear mother, Annie Cottam, who passed away December 19th, 1915. – Husband and family.”
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