Born: 1896, Ipswich.

Died: 17th May 1918; age 22; KiA.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Rank: Bombardier; Service Number: 889507

Regiment: Royal Field Artillery, ‘D’ Battery, 149th Brigade (T.F.).


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Grave Reference:


Meteren Military Cemetery,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of George & Selina Barrett, of 163, Burrell Road, Ipswich.



1911   163, Burrell Road, Ipswich.

William was 13 years old and living with his parents.

George Ringer Barrett, 38, a Railway Police Officer – G.E.R., born Moulton, Norfolk.

Selina Barrett (nee Last), 40, born Crowfield, Suffolk.

GER Toll for the Brave.

Extra information courtesy of Keith Barker – Great Eastern Railway Society  www.gersociety.org.uk

Royal Field Artillery












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