Samuel Barber (c.1884-1916)
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:
- BARBER, SAMUEL. Rifleman. No R/15155. 10th Battalion King's Royal Rifle Corps. Born Heckmondwike. Husband of Annie Barber, 3 Hill Terrace, Clough Lane, Paddock. Employed as a core maker by Messrs Whiteleys. Attended Queen Street Mission. Enlisted 23.8.1915 at Chester. Killed in action, 3.9.1916, aged 32 years. Buried in BERNAFAY WOOD CEMETERY. Grave location:- Row M, Grave 56.
- ROH:- St. Stephen's Church, Rashcliffe.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Rifleman SAM BARBER
- regiment: King's Royal Rifle Corps
- died: Sunday, September 3, 1916
- age: 32 years
- record ID: 245701
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #245701)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #175068)