Private William Barber

Army Number: 330864

Battalion: 15th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

Born in Melbourne, Derbyshire and lived at Castle Donington, Leicestershire. Son of William and Alice Barber, of 16, Castle Street, Melbourne. Husband of Fanny Rose Barber, of Mount Pleasant, Castle Donington, Leicestershire. He was a gardener’s labourer prior to enlisting at Melbourne. He was killed in action, 27th March 1918, aged 27, during the German offensive near Curlu Wood, France.

Commemorated  Pozieres Memorial, France. Panel 52 to 54.

Pozieres Memorial, France.

Private William Barber is also commemorated on the following local memorials:-
St. Michael with St. Mary’s Church War Memorial, Melbourne, Derbyshire.
Castle Donington War Memorial, Castle Donington, Leicestershire.