Barham, John Stanley –

Son of David and Ada Jane Barham, of 89, Manchester Road, Walkden, Lancashire. An old boy of Bolton Municipal Secondary School (as Stanley Barham in “Supera” school magazine). Enlisted April 1915. Died of gunshot wounds in both thighs and the right arm at a Canadian Auxiliary Clearing Station in France.

Personal details

  • Surname: Barham
  • Forename: John Stanley
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Walkden, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Walkden, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 22
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: October 4th, 1917
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Bombardier
  • Unit: 147th Heavy Battery.
  • Service number: 72051
  • Regiment: Not known
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Manchester, Lancashire
  • Conflict: Not known


  • Service medals: Not known
  • Silver War badge: Not known
  • Awards: Not known


  • CWGC Memorial: Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
  • CWGC reference: XX. D. 15.

Local newspaper entries

  • Farnworth and Worsley Journal entries: 03/08/1917 26/10/1917 23/11/1917 28/12/1917 04/10/1918

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