Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Thomas Essington Barker

In memory of:

Private Thomas Essington Barker

April 23, 1915

Military Service


Service Number:

9530

Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

3rd Bn.

Additional Information


Son of Francis F. and Letitia Barker, of 37, Aylmer Avenue, Toronto.

Commemorated on Page 4 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

I. F. 10.

Location:

VLAMERTINGHE MILITARY CEMETERY is located 5 Km west of Ieper town centre, on the Hospitaalstraat, which is a road leading from the Poperingseweg. (Connecting Ieper to Poperinge). (* Vlamertinge is the modern spelling of Vlamertinghe) From Ieper town centre the Poperingseweg (N308), is reached via Elverdingsestraat then straight over two small roundabouts in the J. Capronstraat. The Poperingseweg is a continuation of J. Capronstraat and begins after a prominent railway level crossing. On reaching the village of Vlamertinge the cemetery is located on the Hospitaalstraat, which is the second right turning after the village church. The VLAMERTINGHE MILITARY CEMETERY lies 50 metres along the Hospitaalstraat on the right hand side of the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames:  Bark to Bazinet. Mircoform Sequence 6; Volume Number 31829_B016716. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 150.  Page 49 of 1058.
  • Montage– The Church of the Redeemer (Anglican), Bloor Street, Toronto, Ontario.  Two 
World War One memorial plaques are located in the west transept next to War Memorial stained glass windows (1920).
  • Grave marker– Photo courtesy Keith Boswell, England
  • Entrance
  • Cemetery
  • Grave Marker

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