Private Walter Henry Barlow

Army Number: 26150

Battalion: 2/5th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

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Born at Warsop and lived at 120, Brownlow Road, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire. Son of William and Mary Ann Barlow, of 48, Sherwood Street, Warsop, Nottinghamshire. Husband of Emily Barlow, of 2, Nags Head Yard, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire. He was a labourer for Mansfield Corporation prior to enlisting on 19th May 1915 at Mansfield. He went to France on 29th December 1916 and was admitted to 36 Casualty Clearing Station at Cayeux, France, on 1st April 1917, suffering from trench foot and trench fever. He was transferred to No.12 General Hospital Rouen, on 3rd April 1917 before being transferred to England on Hospital Ship Aberdonian, 28th April 1917. He returned to France on 9th September 1917 and was killed in action, 21st March 1918, aged 34, whilst holding the line near Noreuil, France on the opening day of the German Spring Offensive or (Kaiserschlact)

Commemorated: Arras Memorial, France. Bay 7.

Arras Memorial, France.

Private Walter Henry Barlow is also commemorated on the following local memorials:-
St. Peter and St. Paul’s Church War Memorial, Warsop, Nottinghamshire.