Private Joseph Barker

Army Number: 306762

Battalion: 2/7th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

British War and Victory Medal

Born and lived at Selston, Nottinghamshire. Son of Thomas and Harriet Barker, of Sedgwick Street, Selston. He enlisted at Eastwood, Nottinghamshire and was killed in action, 21st March 1918, whilst holding the line near Noreuil, France on the opening day of the German Spring Offensive or (Kaiserschlact)

Commemorated: Arras Memorial, France. Bay 7.

Arras Memorial, France.

Private Joseph Barker is also commemorated on the following local memorials:-
Selston War Memorial, Selston, Nottinghamshire.
Jacksdale War Memorial, Jacksdale, Nottinghamshire.
St. Mary’s Church War Memorial, Westwood, Nottinghamshire.