Thursday, 29 September 2016

Herbert Venables 1885 - 1915

Herbert Venables Barnsley Chronicle 9th October 1915 
with thanks to 
Barnsley Archives

Military Service:
Regiment : King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry 7th Battalion
Service number and rank:  16088 Private
Entered Theatre of War: France 22 July 1915
Awards:  The Victory Medal, The British War Medal and the 1915 Star

Death:   Died of Wounds 16th September 1915 Age 30

Buried at: Sailly-Sur-La-Lys - Canadian Cemetery
Grave Reference: 11.G.153

Information from Commonwealth War Graves Commission:

Pte Herbert Venables was a native of Bolton.
St Marys Church Barnsley Combined War Memorial

Links & Notes:

Lives of the First World War
Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Herbert Venables was married to Liza Venables, they had a daughter Louesia Venables

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