Born:1883, Ipswich.

Died: 7th June 1916; KiA.

Enlistment Details: Location: Ipswich; Date: 10th November 1914; Occupation: employed by Ransome, Sims & Jefferies.

Date of Entry Therein: 1st June 1915.

Rank: Private; Service Number: 17065; Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 2nd Battalion.


Grave Reference:


Ridge Wood Military Cemetery,

West Vlaanderen,




1891   25, Dillwyn Street, Ipswich.

Alfred was 8 years old and living with his parents & sisters.

Alfred James Barker, 41, a Hotel Waiter, born Norwich, Norfolk.

Mary Ann Barker (nee Smith), 36, born Norwich, Norfolk.

Minnie Elsie Barker, 2, born Ipswich.

Gertrude Edith Barker, 1, born Ipswich – 1892, Ipswich.

1901   114, Handford Road, Ipswich.

Alfred was 18 years old, an Iron Moulder. He was living with his widowed mother & siblings.

Mary, 34, a Laundress – own account.

Minnie, 14.

George Arthur Barker, 6, born Ipswich – 1907, Ipswich.

1911   114, Handford Road, Ipswich.

Alfred was 28 years old, a Window Cleaner – own accout. He was living with his mother.

Mary, 55, a Charwomen.

In December 1912, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, Alfred married Agnes Brinkley, born 1881, Cockfield, Suffolk. They had 2 daughters:

Gladys Agnes Elsie Barker, born July 1914, Suffolk.

Lille Doris Barker, born August 1915, Ipswich.



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