|2nd Lieut. William Barraclough|
27th October 1916 Sheffield Independent
with thanks to Find My Past
West Yorks Regiment (Prince of Wales Own) 1st/5th Battalion.
Service number and rank: 2nd Lieutenant.
Entered Theatre of War: 6th December 1915
Awards: The British War Medal, The Victory Medal, The 1915 Star
Death: 28 September 1916 age 30
Buried at: Mill Road Cemetery Thiepval
Grave Reference: XIV D.7
Information from Commonwealth War Graves Commission:
Son of Mr. W. and Mrs. E. J. Barraclough, of Rothesay Villa, Victoria St., Barnsley.
St Marys Church Barnsley Combined War Memorial
Links & Notes:
Lives of the First World War
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Lieutenant William Barraclough of Barnsley, was previously reported missing and afterwards killed. Lieutenant Barraclough married Miss Freda Mary Hinchliff, in the summer of 1916, only daughter of Mr. and Mrs Hinchliffe, Nether Mill, Penistone
Sheffield Independent 27 October 1916 with thanks to Barnsley Archives