Private William Barker
35220 Royal Army Medical Corps (2/2nd ELFA)
Lived at 58 Accrington Road

Survived the Sinking of the "Royal Edward" 13th August 1915

Enlisted 23/11/1914
Married Annie Jane Watson Burnley he had a son Watson b1909, daughter Dora b1913. He Died C1947 at 72 Nairne St Burnley, he was a life long member of “The Salvation Army” at the Elmwood St Corps Burnley.

Best Man at the wedding of Harry McCarthy 13446 East Lancashire Regiment

Willie Barker (standing left) ,his wife Annie nee Watson is seated with son Watson on her knee, his sister in law,Dora later McCarthy is standing left,

(Image courtesy of his nephew Jack Pound






Back to Home Page Back to Burnley Roll of Honour