The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Second Lieutenant N C Barrs


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Second Lieutenant Noel Coghlan BARRS, 6th Battalion, Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, killed in action, 15th September 1916, age 23.

Son of Harriette Barrs, of 1, Holly Terrace, Highgate, London, and the late William Barrs.

10th August 1893, St Michael, Highgate, Baptism of Noel Coghlan Barrs, son of William (Solicitor), & Harriett, North Road, Highgate, London.

1911Census - School House, St Bees, Cumberland - Noel Coghlan Barrs, boarder,, age 17, born Highgate, Middlesex.

Previously served as Private, 16th Middlesex Regiment; 2nd May 1916, posted BEF.

Commemorated at   Thiepval Memorial, Pier & Face 11C, Somme, France & at St Bees School.


London Gazette 27th July 1915.

The Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). 11th Battalion (Lewisham)

The under mentioned to be temporary Second Lieutenants.  Dated 28th June, 1915. Noel Coghlan Barrs.


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