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Percival William Barnett

Lance Corporal 9018 "B" Company 1st Battalion Royal Welsh Fusiliers
Died 30 October 1914 aged 24
Buried in Larch Wood (Railway Cutting) Cemetery, Ieper, Belgium
Remembered on the Memorial Tablet in Holy Trinity Church Aldershot

Percival Barnett was born in Farnham c1892, the son of Charles Walter and Maria Jane Barnett. The censuses record that in 1901 and 1911 his family lived in Aldershot and his father was a boot maker.

In 1913 Percival married Gertrude Foy in St Johnís Church, Portland, Dorset. He was a Lance Corporal in 1st Battalion Royal Welsh Fusiliers. A form sent in to the Ash War Memorial committee recorded that Percival had been a prisoner of war.

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission records that Charles Walter and Maria Jane Barnett lived at Ivy House, Tongham Road, Ash. Mrs Barnett of Ivy Cottage in Ash Street sent in a donation for the Ash War Memorial.

Ash Great War Roll of Honour

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