George Wilfred Barnett

Memorial: Downend - Christ Church

Regiment: Worcestershire Regiment

Medals: British War Medal, Next of Kin Memorial Plaque 1914 - 1921, Victory Medal

Rank and number: Private 50408

Parents: Albert and Margaret Georgina Barnett

Marital status: Married

Home address: Home Address: Dial Lane, Downend, Bristol Lived: Woodstock, Kingswood, Bristol (1911 Census)

Pre-war occupation: Scholar (1911 Census)

Date of birth: 1899

Date of death: 15/06/1918

Buried/Commemorated at: No Known Grave – Commemorated Ploegsteert Memorial, Belgium

Age: 19

Further information:

George married Ellen (nee Turner) in Bath (3rd Quarter 1916), they had one daughter Ellen Georgia who was born on 30/09/1917. After the war Ellen married George Hoare and moved to Eastville, Bristol.

George served with the 4th Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment and died 15/06/1918 (Missing from 15/6, assumed killed in action)

George Barnett is commemorated on the Downend Christ Church Memorial and the Staple Hill Page Park Memorial.

By kind permission, this information is based on the following source(s):

Commonwealth War Graves Commission, Findmypast (Soldiers Died during the Great War, 1901 & 1911 Census etc), Researcher John Davis.