Born: 1888, Thetford, Norfolk.

Died: 20th May 1915; age 27; Died Of Wounds – St. Omer.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Date of Entry Therein: 7th November 1914.


Rank: Sargeant; Service Number: 1452.

Regiment: The Rifle Brigade, 2nd Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & the 1914 Star.


Grave Reference:


Longuenesse (St. Omer) Souvenir Cemetery,

Pas de Calais,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Albert Edward & Emily Florence Barnard.




1891   36, Bury Road, Ipswich.


Albert was 3 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Albert Edward Barnard, 28, an Engine Fitter, born Stowmarket, Suffolk.

Emily Florence Barnard (nee Balls), born Colchester, Essex.

Lily Mary Barnard, 8, born Colchester.

Kate Naomi Barnard, 5, born Colchester.

Robert Frederick Barnard, 1, born Thetford.

Elsie Florence Barnard, 1 month, born Thetford.


1901   56, Bramford Road, Ipswich.


Albert was 12 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Albert, 38, an Engineer Fitter.

Emily, 37.

Kate, 14, a Net/Canvas maker.

Frederick, 11.

Elsie, 10.

Gertrude Eleanor Barnard, 8, born Forset Gate, London.

Dora Annie Barnard, 5, born Forset Gate.

Horace Victor Oliver Barnard, 2, born Deptford, London.

Gladys Pretoria Emmaline Barnard, 9 months, Deptford.


1911   India.


Albert was 25 years old, a Soldier ranked Acting Corporal in the 2nd Battalion, The Rifle Brigade.


Albert’s mother Emily Florence Barnard died, 1909, Ipswich.


THE RIFLE BRIGADE 2nd Battalion:

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