John Patrick Barrett (1898-1917)

An ongoing project to commemorate and research the lives of those who appear on war memorials and rolls of honour in the local area, who served in the military, or whose deaths were linked to conflict.

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

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

BARRETT, JOHN PATRICK. Private. No 29587. 8th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Dock Street 8.6.1898. Son of Thomas and Alice Barrett, 12 Dock Street, Huddersfield. Attended St. Patrick's School. Worked as a tailor's presser. Enlisted 2.10.1916. Killed in action at Passchendaele, 28.8.1917, aged 19. Has no known grave. Commemorated on the TYNE COT MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission