The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Second Lieutenant C I Barker


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Second Lieutenant Charles Ivor BARKER, 6th Battalion, Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, died of wounds, 17th March 1916, age 24.

1892, born Loose, Kent, son of Levi and Harriet Barker, of Shernold Cottage, Loose, Maidstone, Kent.


1911 Census - 7 Broomhouse Road, London, SW - Buckett Frederick James, head, age 34, married, managing clerk, general stores, born Hastings Sussex; Edith Bickett, wife, age 37, married 8 years, no children, born Maidstone, Kent; Hemry Carter Barker, brother in law, age 32, single, carpet merchant stores, born Maidstone, Kent; Charles Ivo Barker, brother in law, age 20, single, cabinet salesman, decorators & furnishers, born Maidstone, Kent.

1911 Census - Loose, Maidstone, Kent - Levi Barker, head, age 61, married, retired farmer, born Loose, Kent; Harriet Barker, wife, age 57, married 39 years, 14 children, 13 still alive, born Smithfield, London; Lilie Annie Barker, daughter, age 30, single, born Loose, Kent; Ellen Davis Barker, daughter, age 26, single, born Loose, Kent; Kate Eliza Barker, daughter, age 23, single, born Loose, Kent; Dorothy Barker, daughter, age 17, single, apprentice milliner, born Loose, Kent; John Barker, son, age 14, born Loose, Kent.


3rd August 1914, Gunner, 1247, Royal Garrison Artillery.

28th October 1915, posted BEF. 

Maidstone Grammar School.

Buried at  Bethune Town Cemetery, III.K.1., Pas de Calais, France.


London Gazette 12th February 1915.

Infantry - The undermentioned to be temporary Second Lieutenants. Dated 9th February 1915 - Charles Ivo Barker


Probate London 19th January 1940 - BARKER Charles Ivo of Shernold Cottage, Loose, Kent died 17th March 1916 in France. Administration London 19 January to Arthur Sidney Barker, house furnisher. Effects £5435 11s 3d.


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