Private John Barker

Private John Barker

Army Number:7165

Battalion:1st Garrison Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

British 15 Star, British War and Victory Medal

Born and lived at 7, Cherry Place, Coalpit Lane, Nottingham. Son of John and Elizabeth Barker, of 14 High Cross Street, Nottingham. Husband of Lucy Mary Barker, of 43, Martin Street, Nottingham. He was a fettler prior to enlisting at Nottingham. He went to Gallipoli on 7th November 1915 and was accidentally killed on 26th November 1915, aged 41, when his dugout collapsed during a storm at Suvla Bay.

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Derbyshire Courier 25th December 1915

Buried Hill 10 Cemetery, Turkey. Plot I. Row A, Grave 15.

Hill 10 Cemetery, Turkey.
Hill 10 Cemetery, Turkey.
Private John Barker grave

Private John Barker is also commemorated on the following local memorials:-
St. Stephens Church War Memorial, Sneinton, Nottingham.