WILLIAM BARKER

image from 1917 Chronicle newspaper

alias

born WILLIAM CLARKE

 

Born: Great Yarmouth, Norfolk.

Died: 11th April 1917; Died of Wounds – No. 19. Casualty Clearing Station.

Residence: 45, St. Margaret’s Street, Ipswich.

Employed: Mrs Finch, of Silent Street, Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Date of Entry Therein: 15th September 1914.

Rank: Private; Service Number: 3/8588.

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 2nd Battalion.

Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1914 Star + Clasp.

 

Grave Reference:

III.C.13.

Duisans British Cemetery,

Etrun,

Pas de Calais,

France.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Husband of E.K. Woodford (formerly Barker), of 44, Waterworks Street, Ipswich.

 

In 1911, Ipswich, William married Edith Kate Barham, born 1883.

 

William is also remembered on the war memorial at St. Clement’s Congregational Church, Ipswich.

THE SUFFOLK REGIMENT 2nd Battalion:

Suffolk Regiment Battalion movements

Suffolk Regiment website

Friends of The Suffolk Regiment

 

 

 

 

Posted in First World War, Suffolk Regiment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*