This page is part of an ongoing project to commemorate and research the lives of those who appear on war memorials and rolls of honour in the local area, or who served in the military.
Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922
The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:
- BARNICOT, JOHN LIVINGSTONE. 2nd Lieutenant. 3rd Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment. Born Shelley 14.12.1897. Son of Richard Ashworth Barnicot and Lucy Gertrude Barnicot, Woodside, Grimscar, Huddersfield. Grandson of Mr John Barnicot of Wood Lea, Shepley and Mr Livingstone Middlemost of Sedgefield. Educated at Clive House School, Colwyn Bay and Marlborough Public School. From the Officers' Training Corps of Marlborough School he obtained a commission in the Lincolnshire Regiment on 12.6.1915. For nine months he was attached to Headquarters Staff at an East coast town but joined his Regiment in France in September, 1916. Accidentally shot by a British sentry only eight days after his 19th birthday at Vermelles, 22.12.1916. Buried in VERMELLES BRITISH CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 5, Row F, Grave 33.
- ROH:- Emmanuel Church, Shelley; Fartown and Birkby War Memorial.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Second Lieutenant JOHN LIVINGSTON BARNICOT
- regiment: Lincolnshire Regiment
- died: Friday, December 22, 1916
- age: 19 years
- record ID: 251002