Army Number : 33072
Battalion : 10th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.
Born and lived at Brigg, Lincolnshire. Son of William and Damaris Bains, of Glebe Road, Brigg. He enlisted at Boston, Lincolnshire and was killed in action, 8th August 1917, during a German raid on the British line near Plouvain, France.
Buried/Commemorated : Sunken Road Cemetery, Fampoux, France. Plot 1. Row D. Grave 12.
Private William Harold Bans is also commemorated on the following local memorials :-
Brig War Memorial, Brig, Lincolnshire.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission show surname as Barnes