Charles Frederick Fearon Barker

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Charles Frederick Fearon Barker
(1878 – aft. 1900)
Birth: 1878
Death: aft. 1900
Parents: Charles Frederick Barker, Jr.
    30 November 1836 – 22 December 1887
Isabella Barker (née Fearon)
    ? – ?
Siblings: Hilda Blanche Barker
    1873-10-07 – ?
Charles Frederick Fearon Barker
    1878 – aft. 1900
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Charles Frederick Fearon Barker born 1878.

His parents, Isabella and Charles, were married in June 1869.[1]

He was living in British Columbia in about 1900 when he decided to go to South Africa to join the Second Boer War.[2] He made his own passage there, and joined No. 1 Troop of F Squadron of the South African Light Horse.[2] The war began in October 1899 and he was there and fighting at the front by March the following year.


  1. 1881 England Census. RG11; Piece 5008; Folio 69; P.22
  2. 2.0 2.1 Letter from Charles F. Fearon Barker to TH Barker, 28 March 1900