Private Albert Ernest Barker, 265187

  • Batt - 1/7
  • Unit - Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment (Sherwood Foresters)
  • Section -
  • Date of Birth - 1897
  • Died - 16/10/1917
  • Age - 21

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Source: Michael Doyle Their Name Liveth For Evermore: The Great War Roll of Honour for Leicestershire and Rutland.
He was the son of John Thomas Barker a Master Baker, born 1870 in Loughborough, Leicestershire and his wife Annie who was Assisting with the Business, born 1873 in Woodhouse, Leicestershire. Albert Ernest was a Painter's Assistant and was born in 1897 in Loughborough, Leicestershire, his siblings were Reginald Horace, born 1896 in Loughborough, Leicestershire and Arthur Bryan, born 1909 in Beeston, Nottinghamshire. In April 1911 the family home was at 40, Leopold Street, Loughborough, Leicestershire. His elder brother Reginald Horace also fell.

Leicestershire Project Findings
  • Conflict - World War I
  • Burial Place - Vi A 15, Lapugnoy Military Cemetery
  • Other Memorials - Loughborough Carillon, War Memorial Bell Tower
Research from Michael Doyle's Their Name Liveth For Evermore
  • Unit - Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment (Sherwood Foresters)
  • Cause of death - DIED OF WOUNDS
  • Burial Commemoration - Lapugnoy Mil. Cem., France
  • Born - Loughborough, Leicestershire
  • Enlisted - Nottingham
  • Place of Residence - 27 Mona Street, Beeston, Nottinghamshire, England

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