John Joseph Acres

Name

John Joseph Acres

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

13/12/1916

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Private
14095
Grenadier Guards
1st Bn.

Awards

British War and Victory medals

Cemetery/Memorial

THIEPVAL MEMORIAL
Pier and Face 8 D.
France

Headstone

>Not Researched

UK Memorials

Not on the Buntingford memorials Not on the Rushden memorials

Pre War

Barnard Acres his father in 1891 was shown as being a farmer in Stevenage near Chells area. His wife at that time is listed as Martha and John is shown as their son of 6 meaning he was born in 1885 in Rushden, Hertfordshire. By 1901 Barnard is a farm worker in Long Stanton Cambridgeshire but John is not living with them. Listed as son of Barnard and Sarah Acres of South Farm, Shingay, near Royston, Cambridgeshire.

Wartime Service


Additional Information

The register of his personal effects shows his next of kin as his father Barnard Acres. His brother George also died

Acknowledgments

Kate Thompson
Jonty Wild, Carol Emery