Private Charles Barker

Army Number: 306200

Battalion: 2/8th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

Born and lived at Carlton, Nottingham. Son of Charles and Elizabeth Barker, of 24, Park Road, Carlton. He was a colliery labourer at Gedling Colliery prior to enlisting at Arnold, Nottinghamshire. He was killed in action, 26th September 1917, in the attack on the German positions near St. Julian, Belgium.

Commemorated: Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium. Panel 99 to 102 and 162 to 162A.

Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium.

Private Charles Barker is also commemorated on the following local memorials:-
St. Paul’s Church War Memorial, Carlton, Nottinghamshire.