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Private 20569 James Alfred Barnes

8th Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment
Killed in Action: Battle of Arras, France and Flanders, 3rd May 1917, aged 23

  • Commemorated: Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 5
  • Awarded: British War and Victory Medals
  • Son of Emma Barnes [now Bennett]
  • Husband of Elsie Barnes [nee Poole now Saunders]. Married 1914
  • Father of Ethel M. and Alfred Barnes

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1911 Census and Family History Information

  • Born c1894 at Burnley, Lancs
  • Lived at 9 Stanley Crescent, Abbey Green, Nuneaton [1901] with mother and step father, siblings
  • Lived at 74 Jodrell Street, Nuneaton [1911]
  • Employed as an Coal Miner at Nuneaton Colliery
  • Enlisted at Leicester

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