Monday, 4 July 2016

Bernard Jaques Joyner 1897 - 1916

Bernard Joyner 19th August 1916 Barnsley Chronicle 
 with thanks to Barnsley Archives

Military Service:
Enlisted:  at the age 19 years
Regiment and Battalion:  6th Battalion Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Service number and rank: Private 3667
Awards: British War Medal and Victory Medal

Death:     30th July 1916
CWGC Remembered: Thiepval Memorial, France
Panel Reference: Pier and Face 10A

Cudworth, St John's Church, Bernard Jaques Joyner Memorial Cross
Cudworth War Memorial St. Johns Church
Barnsley Holgate Grammar School WW1 Memorial
Bernard Joyner is remembered on a family grave in Cudworth Cemetery

Links & Notes: 
Lives of the First World War
Commonwealth War Graves Commission

The Cudworth Local History and Heritage Group's book, Lest Cudworth Forgets, includes more information on him.

Bernard Jaques Joyner was born in Stairfoot, Barnsley, Yorkshire, United Kingdom in 1897 to Eliza Jaques and Henry Joyner.
Brother: John Herbert Joyner was born 1883
Brother: William Henry Joyner was born 1887
Sister: Amy Joyner was born 1881
Sister: Florence Joyner was born 1885
Brother: Lewis A Joyner was born 1890

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