Leonard Barker (c.1898-1917)
Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922
The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:
- BARKER, LEONARD. Private. No 40757. 2/5th Battalion South Staffordshire Regiment. Formerly No 31516 Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Linthwaite. Son of Mr and Mrs Charles Barker, 1 Coldwell Street, Linthwaite. Was employed by Messrs Charles Lockwood and Sons Limited. Was a member of the Linthwaite Liberal Club and a playing member of the Linthwaite Cricket Club. Enlisted 3.4.1917. Went over to France in July, 1917. Died of wounds, 30.11.1917, 19. Buried in ORIVAL WOOD CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 2, Row A, Grave 27.
- ROH:- Linthwaite War Memorial.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Private LEONARD BARKER
- regiment: South Staffordshire Regiment
- died: Friday, November 30, 1917
- age: 19 years
- record ID: 338451
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #338451)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #183806)