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In Memoriam - W S Barker



Wilfred Stanley Barker



Wilfred Stanley Barker


Born in Hampsthwaite in 1900, Wilfred was the second son of Harry and Ellen Barker of Clarence House, Hampsthwaite. Harry was described in the 1901 census as a Builder and Farmer.

Wilfred enlisted in Harrogate with a service number 42622 and joined, as a Private, the 1st Battalion The Leicestershire Regiment.

He was killed in action on 21st July 1918 aged 18 and is buried in lV.D.14. Klein-Vierstraat British Cemetery, Belgium.

He was awarded the British War and Victory Medals.

He was the brother of Arthur Barker and cousin of Harold and Willie Barker also of Hampsthwaite and all of whom were killed in France.

(Click here to read the Barker Family History, here for the article "Tom Wright reflects upon the Barker family in Hampsthwaite" and here for Shaun Wilson's article on "Descendents of John and Grace Barker")


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In Memoriam - W S Barker


Wilfred Stanley Barker



Wilfred Stanley Barker


Born in Hampsthwaite in 1900, Wilfred was the second son of Harry and Ellen Barker of Clarence House, Hampsthwaite. Harry was described in the 1901 census as a Builder and Farmer.

Wilfred enlisted in Harrogate with a service number 42622 and joined, as a Private, the 1st Battalion The Leicestershire Regiment.

He was killed in action on 21st July 1918 aged 18 and is buried in lV.D.14. Klein-Vierstraat British Cemetery, Belgium.

He was awarded the British War and Victory Medals.

He was the brother of Arthur Barker and cousin of Harold and Willie Barker also of Hampsthwaite and all of whom were killed in France.

(Click here to read the Barker Family History, here for the article "Tom Wright reflects upon the Barker family in Hampsthwaite" and here for Shaun Wilson's article on "Descendents of John and Grace Barker")


British War MedalVictory Medal
British War
Medal
Victory
Medal

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