Kingston upon Hull War Memorial 1914 - 1918

The story of Hull in World War One

Barker & Bird

Private, Colin Edward Barker, of the 13th East Yorkshire Regiment, died as a German prisoner in Berlin, on the 2nd December 1916. He was 22 years old and lived at 118 York Street.

Pte, Cornelius Bird died as a Turkish Prisoner of War. He had been captured at Gallipoli serving with the 6thEast Yorkshire Pioneers in 1915. He died in 1917 aged 20 and is buried in Baghdad. He was the son of Charles and Esther Bird – 71 Dansom Lane.