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John Sidney Barker

In memory of:

Private John Sidney Barker

October 1, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

160670

Age:

31

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Alberta Regiment)

Division:

31st Bn.

Additional Information


Son of Francis F. and Letitia Barker; husband of Mary K. Barker, of Laurence Park, North Toronto, Ontario.

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:
Grave Reference:

I. D. 15.

Location:

The town of Abbeville is on the main road from Paris to Boulogne, about 80 kilometres south of Boulogne. On reaching Abbeville from Boulogne on the N1 at the roundabout, take the right turn immediately before Boulogne Road direction. A CWGC direction sign is on site. Enter the ABBEVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY by the left hand side main gate and follow CWGC signs within the Cemetery.

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 39 of 1058.
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram October 1916. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • 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).

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