Barrett, Thomas –

Son of Sarah Barrett, of 10, Albert Terrace, Briggs Street, Salford, Lancashire. Accidentally killed during training in the trenches when a Bethune Bomb being handled by a comrade exploded prematurely.

Personal details

  • Surname: Barrett
  • Forename: Thomas
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Salford, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Salford, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 18
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: September 17th, 1915
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Corporal
  • Unit: 8th (Service) Battalion.
  • Service number: S/855
  • Regiment: Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consort's Own)
  • Enlistment date: September 3rd, 1914 - 1914-09-03
  • Enlistment location: Manchester, Lancashire
  • Conflict: WW1


  • Service medals: St / V / BW
  • Silver War badge: Not known
  • Awards: Not known


Local newspaper entries

  • Salford Advertiser/Salford Reporter entries: 09/10/1915 16/10/1915

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