Tuesday, 24 May 2016

William Barraclough 1886-1916

2nd Lieut. William Barraclough
27th October 1916 Sheffield Independent
with thanks to Find My Past

Born: 1886

Military Service:
Enlisted: **
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

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