Commonwealth War Graves Commission

In Memory of


6th Bn., Yorkshire Regiment
who died on
Sunday, 22nd August 1915. Age 21.

Additional Information: Son of Joseph and Isabella Barker, of II, Durham St., Wheatley Hill, Co. Durham.

Commemorative Information

Memorial: HELLES MEMORIAL, Turkey
Grave Reference/
Panel Number:
Panel 55 to 58
Location: The Helles Memorial stands on the tip of the Gallipoli Peninsula. It takes the form of an obelisk over 30 metres high that can be seen by ships passing through the Dardanelles.

Historical Information: The Helles Memorial bears over 20,000 names and is both the memorial to the Gallipoli campaign and to men who fell in that campaign and whose graves are unknown or who were lost or buried at sea in Gallipoli waters (other than Australian, New Zealanders and Newfoundlanders who are named on other memorials). Inscribed on it are the names of all the ships that took part in the campaign and the titles of the army formations and units which served on the Peninsula.