Private William Barnett
Sherwood Foresters Badge

Army Number : 3411

Battalion : 1/5th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

Son of William And Geraldine Barnett, of 37, Market Street, Swadlincote, Burton-On-Trent.

Killed in action, 1st July 1916, aged 20, during the attack at Gommecourt, France during the first day of the Battle of the Somme.

Buried/Commemorated : Thiepval Memorial, France. Pier and Face 10 C 10 D and 11 A.

His brother Private Henry Barnett 1/5th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment also fell in the Great War.

Thiepval Memorial, France.
No local memorial details.