Joseph Barker

Joseph Barker

Birth 1882 Death 21st Mar 1916 Pte
South African Regiment
Service #1546

Personal Details

Place of Birth Beckermet
Residence at Enlistment
Residence (Roll of Honour) 41 Crossfield Road ,Cleator Moor
Residence 1911 Census 41 Crossfield Road ,Cleator Moor
School(s) Attended
Religion/Church Attended C of E
Organisation Membership
Employment/Trade Blast Furnace Engine man
Place of Work Whitehaven Haematite and Iron Co Ltd
Family (Parents and Grandparents) Henry & Sabra Barker (nee Sewell)
Siblings Eleanor , William
Wife's Name and Maiden Name
Remarriage of Widow
Children's Christian Name(s)
Family Connection to Roll of Honour


The Victory Medal
The Victory Medal
The British War Medal, 1914-18
The British War Medal, 1914-18

Military Details

Regiment at Enlistment South African Regiment
Battalion at Enlistment 8th
Rank at Enlistment Pte
Naval Vessels Served
Service Number at Enlistment 1546
Date of Enlistment
Place of Enlistment
Other Regiment
Other Battalion
Other Rank
Date of Transfer to other Regiment
Service Facts Killed in action, at Soko Nassai River in what is now Tanzania
Battalion Diary or Nautical Facts

Death and Memorial Details

Age at Death 34
Date of Death 21st Mar 1916
Regiment at Death South African Regiment
Battalion/Vessel at Death 33rd
Rank at Death Pte
Circumstances of Death Killed in Action
Service Number at Death 1546
Field of Action at Death Africa
Place of Death Soko Nassai River
Battle at Death
Grave/Memorial Image No image.
Location of Grave/Memorial MOSHI CEMETERY
Grave Position II. B. 1.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission Link,-joseph/
Grave/Memorial Country Tanzania
Private Memorial St Johns Church War Memorial


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