Barnes, Ernest Walter –

Son of Mr. J. H. Barnes, of 6, Winder Street, Halliwell, Bolton, Lancashire; husband of Mrs. Barnes, of 7, Pickering Street, Deane, Bolton, Lancashire. Enlisted aged 12 in the Bolton Volunteers as a drummer, and when 18 joined the Border Regiment, completing his 12 years service three months before the outbreak of war. Wounded in both legs 01/08/1916 September 1916. Surname sometimes reported as BAINES in BJ&G.

Personal details

  • Surname: Barnes
  • Forename: Ernest Walter
  • 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: Sergeant
  • Unit: 1st (Regular) Battalion.
  • Service number: Mar-76
  • Regiment: Bedfordshire Regiment
  • Enlistment date: August 16th, 1914 - 1914-08-16
  • Enlistment location: Not known
  • Conflict: WW1


  • Service medals: St / V / BW
  • Silver War badge: 457630
  • Awards: D.C.M.


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

Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 14/05/1915 16/06/1916 23/06/1916 30/06/1916 22/09/1916 22/09/1916
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 6i 5e 6g* 6f 5e 6e

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