Private Ernest Barber

Army Number: 27627

Battalion: 17th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

Born and lived at Redhill, Arnold, Nottinghamshire. Son of William and Emily Barber, of Mansfield Road, Redhill, Arnold. He enlisted at Nottingham. Was wounded at Martinsart Wood, during the Battle of the Somme, and died of wounds after being transferred back to England, 13th October 1916, aged 19.

Buried Redhill Cemetery, Arnold Nottinghamshire. Plot B, Row U, Grave 846.

Redhill Cemetery, Arnold, Notts
Private Ernest Barber grave

Private Ernest Barber is also commemorated on the following memorials:-
Arnot Hill Park War Memorial, Arnold, Nottinghamshire.
St. Mary’s Church War Memorial, Arnold, Nottinghamshire.
St. Paul’s Church War Memorial, Daybrook, Nottinghamshire.
Redhill Baptist Church War Memorial (Howard House Scout H.Q.) Gedling, Nottinghamshire.