Private William Barringer

Private William Barringer

Army Number: 9471

Battalion : 2nd Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

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Born at Tibshelf, Derbyshire. Son of Thomas and Hannah Barringer, of 3 Club Houses, Nether Moor, Tibshelf. Husband of Ethel Davenport (formerly Barringer), of Dunsil Teversal, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire. He was a coal miner prior to enlisting at Clay Cross, Derbyshire. He went to France on 8th September 1914 and was killed in action on 20th September 1914, aged 27, when the battalion was ordered to retake trenches taken by the Germans at the head of the Troyon Valley, France, during the Battle of the Aisne.

Commemorated: La Ferte-Sous-Jouarre Memorial, France.

La Ferte-Sous-Jouarre Memorial, France.

Private William Barringer is also commemorated on the following local memorials:-
St. John the Baptist Church War Memorial, Tibshelf, Derbyshire.