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Private William Percy Barnes

Army Number : 31615

Battalion : 9th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

Born at Belper, Derbyshire and lived at 166, Walbrook Road, Derby. Son of Henry and Sarah Barnes, of 175, Randolph Road, Derby. He enlisted at Derby and was killed in action, 24th July 1917, aged 21, during a raid on the Germn line north of Ypres, Belgium.

Buried/Commemorated : La Belle Alliance Cemetery, Belgium. Row C. Grave 4.

His twin brother, Private Charles Edgar Barnes, 2/6th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment, also fell in the Great War.