Barnes, Frank

Poppy on a wooden cross

Age: 19
Date of birth: November 1897

Parents: Alfred and Ada Barnes
Wife:
Address: 2 Sanders Street, Emscote, Warwick

Occupation:

Frank was born to Ada and Alfred Barnes and was christened in the parish of St Mary, Northampton on 29th November 1897.
In late 1903, Ada (nee White) married Joseph Fox who was also from Northamptonshire but by the 1911 Census they were living in Warwick, at 2 Sanders Street, with a 6 year old daughter and a six month old son. Joseph Fox was a carter, working for the railway company. Ada Fox died in 1931.

Military Service

Rank & Number: Private, 10518
Regiment/Service: 11th Company, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)
Brigade/Division: 4th Division
Date of death: Thursday, October 04, 1917
Cause of death/Battle: Killed in Action - Battle of Broodseinde
Commemorated/Buried: Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium
Awards: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Commemorated locally at: All Saints Church

Warwick Advertiser 3rd November 1917

 

Contributors

  • Unlocking Warwick Research Group
  • Warwick Advertiser excerpts courtesy of Warwick County Record Office

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