Robert Rowland Barker

 

 

 

Robert attested in May 1913 into the East Yorkshire Regiment (1540) renumbered 200178 1/4th Battalion C Company. He entered France on the 17th April 1915 and was wounded April or May 1915. In the Hull Daily News casualty list 28th Sept 1915, he is listed as missing on the casualty list HDM 16th July 1918. He is Commemorated on the Soissons Memorial and his name is on Portland Place Shrine which resides at the Post Office. We remember him here, rest easy Robert

 

This is the newspaper item listing the names that were on the Portland Place Shrine, one of them being Robert Rowland Barker.

 

 

The Shrine inside the Post Offices Parcel Depot on St Peter Street Hull