Hyde War Memorial Trust

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William BARLOW

Lance Corporal 12866 William BARLOW
7th Battalion, Border Regiment

Died of Wounds,   Friday 12th October 1917,   Casualty Clearing Station, Belgium,   age 18

Home address:28 Wood St, Hyde, Cheshire
Born:1899, Hyde, Cheshire
Parents:Emma Barlow and John Barlow
14 Bank Street, Hyde, Cheshire
Marital status:Married to Florence Barlow (née Hadfield)
Occupation:Collier, New Moss Colliery
Enlisted:Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire
Remembered:Dozinghem Millitary Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium,
plot XI, row H, grave 9.
Link to Hyde:Born in Hyde

Died of a gunshot wound in side of stomach and left arm.

When he was injured he asked for a cigarette to be lit and placed in his mouth before the stretcher bearers took him to the casualty clearing station, where he died.

A Message of Remembrance, written for Werneth Low Cenotaph Unveiling, 25th June 1921:

Clarendon Hotel Roll of Honour
In memory of the boys, who made the supreme sacrifice:
J. Lindley, W. Barlow, J. Hardinge, F. Moss, G. Froggatt;
also their late secretary, W. Wallworth.
From Mrs. Platt (hon. treas.).