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.
Ridge Wood Military Cemetery,
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.
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.
THE SUFFOLK REGIMENT 2nd Battalion: