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Private 14968 William BARNETT of 6th Bn., Royal Scots Fusiliers

Died of Wounds Sunday 12th March 1916, France , age 20

Home address:18 Martin Street, Hyde, Cheshire
Born:1896 Hyde, Cheshire
Parents:Rebecca Barnett and John Barnett of 18 Martin Street, Hyde, Cheshire
Marital status:Single
Occupation:Cotton Weaver
He enlisted in:Hyde, Cheshire
Remembered:Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord, France,   II. C. 219.
Link to Hyde:Born in Hyde

He was admitted to hospital on February 27th 1916 with wounds to the shoulder, legs and forearm from a shell. His left leg was amputated and it was thought that he might recover, but sadly he died on March 12th 1916.