Private Ernest Barnes

Army Number: 22112

Battalion: 9th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

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Born at Ruddington, Nottinghamshire and lived at 11, Turton Street, Bulwell, Nottinghamshire. Son of William and Elizabeth Barnes. Husband of Emma Barnes. He was a wagon greaser prior to enlisting at Nottingham. He went to France on 17th August 1915 with the 2nd Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment and was later transferred to the 9th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment. He was killed in action, 4th November 1918, during the attack on the German line at Sebourg, France.

Buried Sebourg British Cemetery, France. Row A, Grave 20.

Sebourg British Cemetery, France.
Private Ernest Barnes grave

Private Ernest Barnes is also commemorated on the following local memorials:-
St. Mary the Virgin Church War Memorial, Bulwell, Nottinghamshire.
Ruddington War Memorial, Ruddington, Nottinghamshire.