Owen Barnes

Name: Owen Barnes

1893 - 11th September 1916

Place of Birth: Arlesey

Occupation: Farm Labourer

Division: 1st/8th T.F. Battalion

Regiment:  Middlesex Regiment

Rank: Private

Commemorated:  Pier and Face 12 D and 13 B, Thiepval Memorial, Thiepval, France


Person(s) placing the cross on behalf of the Arlesey Remembers You Project: Jane & Richard Waterhouse

Owen Barnes was born in 1893, to Edward and Agnes Barnes. At the last census taken in 1911 he had 7 brothers and 1 sister still living. He was a farm labourer before he became a private in the Duke Of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment). He was killed in action on 11/9/16. Listed at the Thiepval Memorial as one of 'The Missing of the Somme'

By Barney Castle aged 10


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