Edgar Barber (1886-1916)

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Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

BARBER, EDGAR. Private. No 4663. 1/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Son of Mrs Ruth Barber, Flush House, Holmfirth. Was employed as a shoemaker by Mr John Wagstaffe of Holmfirth. Attended Holmbridge Parish Church. Enlisted December 1915. Embarked for France August, 1916. Reported missing, presumed killed, 3.9.1916, Buried in MILL ROAD CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 1, Row I, Grave 9.
ROH:- Holme and Holmbridge War Memorial; Huddersfield Drill Hall.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission


Edgar Barber (1886-1916)


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