Private Ernest Barker

Rank or Title

Date of Birth

Dec 1892

Date of Death

28 Oct 1914

Service Number


Place of Birth

Earls Barton
United Kingdom

World War I Address

26 Back Street
United Kingdom

Place of Death


Grave Location


War Memorial Location

Soldier or Civilian

  • Soldier


Pte Ernest Barker, 3/7094, 2nd Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment, was killed in action on October 28th, 1914, during the First Battle of Ypres.

Born in December 1892 in Earls Barton, Northants, he was the son of Sarah and the late James Barker, who had married on April 1st, 1888. His widowed mother and three brothers and two sisters came to Luton after the death of James in 1902 and managed a grocery shop in New Town Street. Around the time of Ernest's death they had moved to live at 26 Back Street, Luton.

Pte Barker was enlisted in August 1914 and after training proceeded to France.


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Author: Deejaya

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