Regiment : B Company 1st/7th Battalion Worcestershire Regiment
Service number : 203746
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : 16th August 1917 aged 32
Buried : Commemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium, Panel 75 to 77.
Relatives : Son of William and Rhoda Barber, of Priest Lane, Pershore, Worcestershire
Memorial : Pershore Abbey
Also appears on : Pershore C of E School now in Pershore Working Men's Club
Additional information on the memorial: Worcestershire Regiment
Priest Lane. 1st/7th Worcesters. Painter. Killed in action 16th August 1917.
Additional information from Pershore Parish Records, Holy Cross, Film No 216/7, available at Worcestershire Archives.
Trudy Burge has created the WW1 Pershore website to commemorate the men from Pershore who served their country from 1914 to 1918: http://pershoreww1.webs.com/
William Barber has no known grave, the photograph available shows his name on Tyne Cot Memorial.