Born: 1887, Raniket, India.
Died: 28th September 1916; age 29; Died – Prisoner of War – Taurus Railway, Mesopotamia.
Enlistment Location: Ipswich.
Date of Entry Therein: 16th November 1914 – Asia.
Rank: Corporal; Service Number: 6067
Regiment: Norfolk Regiment, 2nd Battalion.
Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.
Grave Reference: XXI.P.15
1891 St. Botolphs Barracks, Colchester, Essex
Francis Barham was 3 years old and living with his parents & siblings.
William Barham, 32, a Colour Sergeant in the 2nd Battalion of the Norfolk Regiment; born Ipswich.
Ellen Barham (nee White), 27; born Ireland.
Ellen Barham, 7, born Colchester, Essex.
Gussie Barham, 5, born India.
1901 Christchurch Mansion, Ipswich.
Francis was 14 years old, a General Labourer. He was living with his parents & siblings.
William, 42, Caretaker of Christchurch Mansion.
Albert David Barham, 7, born Colchester.
Charles Barham, 3, born Kildar, Ireland.
William Arthur Barham, 1, born Ipswich.
1911 Ceylon & India.
Francis was 24 years of age and a Private & a Musician in the 2nd Battalion of the Norfolk Regiment.
Francis is also remembered on the war memorial at St. Margaret’s Church, Ipswich.
THE NORFOLK REGIMENT 2nd Battalion: http://www.longlongtrail.co.uk/army/regiments-and-corps/the-british-infantry-regiments-of-1914-1918/norfolk-regiment/