Barlow, Eric –

Second son of the late Mr. W. F. Barlow and Mrs. Barlow, of 5, Russell Street, Bolton, Lancashire; husband of Lizzie (Madge) Barlow (nee Hardman). An old boy of Bolton Grammar School (1901-1908). Previously employed in the hydrographic department at the Admiralty. Formerly Trooper, Duke of Lancaster’s Own Yeomanry. Commissioned December 1915. Wounded by gunshot in the knee August 1916. His elder brother Fred serving with the Royal Army Service Corps.

Personal details

  • Surname: Barlow
  • Forename: Eric
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Not known
  • Place of residence: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: Not known
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: Not known
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Unit: Not known
  • Service number: Not known
  • Regiment: King's Royal Rifle Corps
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Not known
  • Conflict: WW1


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


  • CWGC Memorial: Not known
  • CWGC reference: Not known

Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 24/12/1914 31/12/1915 08/09/1916 14/09/1917
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 7c 6g* 6f 4g

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