Born: 1897, Ipswich.
Died: 9th April 1917; age 20; KiA near Vimy Ridge.
Residence: 88, Cavendish Street, Ipswich.
Enlistment Location: Ipswich.
Rank: Corporal; Service Number: 8877
Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 2nd Battalion.
Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & the 1914 Star + Clasp.
Pas de Calais,
Relatives Notified & Address: Son of William & Sarah Ann Barnard, of 88, Cavendish Street, Ipswich.
1901 172, Cauldwell Hall Road, Ipswich.
Francis was 4 years old and living with his parents & siblings.
William Barnard 54, a Labourer – Iron Works, born Ipswich.
Sarah Ann Barnard (nee Bone), 49, born Ipswich.
John Frederick Barnard, 17, a Labourer – Iron Works, born Ipswich.
Frederick George Barnard, 14, an Errand Boy, born Ipswich.
Jane Barnard, 12, born Ipswich.
Albert Barnard, 10, born Ipswich.
Matilda Ellen Barnard, 8, born Ipswich.
1911 88, Cavendish Street, Ipswich.
Francis was 14 years old, an Errand Boy. He was living with his parents & siblings.
William, 64, a Labourer – Agricultural Implement Manufacturer.
Sarah Ann, 59.
Charles Barnard, 34, a Sanitary Authority Labourer, born Ipswich.
Frederick, 24, a Labourer – Agricultural Implement Manufacturer.
Soldiers’ Effects to William & Sarah Barnard – parents.
Francis is also remembered o Holy Trinity church war memorial Ipswich
ANOTHER IPSWICH SOLDIER FAMILY
The above are the soldier sons of Mr. and Mrs. W. Barnard, of 88, Cavendish Street, Ipswich, their names and regiments being (1) Sergt. W.H. Barnard, Suffolk Regt. (2) Sergt. T. W. Barnard, R.F.A. (3) Pte. C. Barnard, R.F.A. recently awarded the Military Medal. (6) Cpl. F.L. Barnard, 2nd Suffolk Regt. killed at Vimy Ridge, April 9th, 1917.
THE SUFFOLK REGIMENT 2nd Battalion: