Charles Arthur John Barnard

Name

Charles Arthur John Barnard

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

25/11/1917
20

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Private
203420
Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment)
1st/4th Bn.
'A' Company

Awards

British War and Victory medals

Cemetery/Memorial

DOCHY FARM NEW BRITISH CEMETERY
VII.C.20
Belgium

Headstone

>Not Researched

UK Memorials

Royston Town War Memorial

Pre War

Charles was the second son of William and Caroline R. Barnard, of 2, The Fleet, Royston.

Wartime Service

After enlisting in the Hertfordshire Regiment in December 1914 he went to France in 1916, where he transferred to the West Riding Regiment. His Battalion were part of the 147th Brigade in the 49th (West Riding) Division and it was whilst they were located in the area around Broodseinde Ridge, that Charles was struck by shell fragments and killed.

Acknowledgments

Paul Johnson