Sergeant William Henry Barratt

Army Number : 28393

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

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Born and lived at Bingham, Nottinghamshire. Son of John and Emma Barratt, of Morris’s Row, Chapel Lane, Bingham. He was employed as an attendant at Nottinghamshire County Lunatic Asylum, Saxondale prior to enlisting at Nottingham. Killed in action, 3rd September 1916, in the attack on the German positions north-west of Thiepval, France, during the Battle of the Somme.

Sergeant William Henry Barratt

Buried Ancre British Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel, France. Plot 6, Row D, Grave 28.

Ancre British Cemetery, France.
Sergeant William Henry Barratt grave

Sergeant William Henry Barratt is also commemorated on the following local memorials:–
Saxondale Hospital War Memorial, Radcliffe-on-Trent, Nottinghamshire.
St. Mary and All Saint’s War Memorial, Bingham, Nottinghamshire.
St. Mary’s Church War Memorial, Radcliffe-on-Trent, Nottinghamshire.