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Private Walter BARNES, 205415, 10th Battalion, Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, (formerly 4130, Northumberland Fusiliers),  killed in action, Flanders, France, 31st July 1917, age 18.

Born Newcastle, Northumberland, son of Mrs. Sarah Ann Barnes, of 21, Quality Row, Byker, Newcastle-on-Tyne.

Enlisted Newcastle on Tyne.  Resided, Newcastle on Tyne. 

Buried at   Perth Cemetery (China Wall), I.K.15., Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.


London Gazette 28 December 1917

SOLDIERS BALANCES UNDISPOSED OF.

In pursuance of “The Regimental Debts Acts 1893” notice is hereby given that there is available for distribution amongst the Next of Kin or others entitled the sum of money set opposite to the name of each of the deceased Soldiers named in the lists which are published with this notice in the London Gazette and the “Army List” and are also to be seen at the Regimental Depots throughout the United Kingdom.

  Applications from persons supposing themselves entitled as Next of Kin should be addressed by letter to Secretary, War Office, Imperial Institute, South Kensington, London, SW7 and marked outside “Effects”

  War Office December 28th  1917                                                                 R H BRADE

BARNES W Private,  Royal West Kent Regiment.        £1    7s    8d


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