Walter Barnett

Census Address: 1 White Swan Yard
Place of Birth: Stamford
Date of Birth: 1899
Enlistment Address: --
Regiment: Northumberland Fusiliers
Service Numbers: 69082
Place of Death: Flanders
Date Died: 1918

Walter Edward Barnett

Walter Barnett was the son of Albert and Eliza Barnett. He was born in July 1899.

In 1911 he was living in White Swan Yard a four roomed house in Scotgate with his parents and sister Evelyn aged 12, Alberta and Bertie twins aged nine. Brother Norman aged six and Gladys aged four. His father was a blacksmith at the Foundry.

He enlisted in Grantham with the Northumberland Fusiliers, 1st 5th Battalion and was killed in France on April 12th 1918. He was probably killed at the battle of Hazebrook and is remembered on the Ploegsteert Memorial which is a memorial for men missing in action.

His name is not on the Stamford Town memorial.

Ploegsteert Memorial, Belgium

Ploegsteert Memorial, Belgium