Barker, Harold –

Youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Barker, of Commerce House, Lee Lane, Horwich, Lancashire. Formerly Second Lieutenant, 9th Bn., East Yorkshire Regiment. Previously in the French Foreign Legion in France for 17 weeks since the outbreak of war. Appointed officer commanding “B” Flight at Upavon in the Royal Flying Corps.

Personal details

  • Surname: Barker
  • Forename: Harold
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Not known
  • Place of residence: Horwich, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: Not known
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: Not known
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Lieutenant
  • Unit: "B" Flight, Upavon.
  • Service number: Not known
  • Regiment: Royal Flying Corps
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Not known
  • Conflict: WW1


  • Service medals: Not known
  • Silver War badge: Not known
  • Awards: Not known


Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 12/02/1915 07/05/1915 23/06/1916
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 7b 6d* 7e*

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