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John Taylor Barker

In memory of:

Private John Taylor Barker

April 19, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

420140

Age:

31

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)

Division:

16th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

April 12, 1885

Son of John Taylor Barker and Alice Lee Barker.

Commemorated on Page 50 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

WOODS CEMETERY
Belgium

Grave Reference:

IV. A. 11.

Location:

WOODS CEMETERY is located 4 Km south east of Ieper town centre, on the Verbrandemolenstraat a road leading from the Komenseweg, connecting Ieper to Komen (N336). From Ieper town centre the Komenseweg is located via the Rijselsestraat, through the Rijselpoort (Lille Gate) and crossing the Ieper ring road, towards Armentieres and Lille. The road name then changes to Rijselseweg. 1 Km along the Rijselseweg lies the left hand turning onto Komenseweg. 2.5 Km along the Komenseweg lies the right hand turning onto the Vaartstraat. 900 metres along the Vaartstraat lies the left hand turning onto the Verbrandemolenstraat. 400 metres along the Verbrandemolenstraat a short distance from the road is the WOODS CEMETERY. Visitors to this site should note the 100 metre grassed access path leading to the cemetery which is not accessable by vehicle.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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