Private Samuel William Barnett
Private Samuel William Barnett

Army Number : 12038

Battalion : 2nd Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

Born at Birmingham and lived at Bolsover, Derbyshire. Son of Hannah Colley, of 1 Charlesworth Street, Carr Vale, Chesterfield, Derbyshire. He was a coal miner prior to enlisting at Chesterfield. He went to France 8th September 1914 and was killed in action, 20th September 1914, aged 23, during the German attack at Troyon, Aisne, France.


Derbyshire Courier 17th October 1914.

Buried/Commemorated : Chauny Communal Cemetery British Extension, France. Plot 6. Row C. Grave 10.

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Private Barnett is also commemorated on the following local memorials:-
Bolsover War Memorial, Bolsover, Derbyshire.