BARNES Oliver Henry
Regiment : 4th Battalion Worcestershire Regiment
Service number : 12310
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : 6th August 1915 aged 23
Buried : Commemorated on Helles Memorial, Turkey, Panel 104 to 113.
Relatives : Brother of Mrs. Clara Davies, 14 Council Cottages, Pinvin, Pershore, Worcestershire
Memorial : Pinvin School now in Pinvin Village Hall
Also appears on : Pershore Abbey with the additional information: Worcestershire Regiment Q.O.W.H. Pinvin British Legion Club now in Pinvin C of E School. Pinvin St Nicholas Church.
Credits : Baptism and census records researched and transcribed by Jill Mustard. Pershore parish records researched by Sandra Taylor.
Additional information on the memorial: Missing
Oliver Barnes was baptised at St Nicholas Church, Pinvin on 9th July 1893, the son of Henry and Ellen Barnes.
Henry Barnes, head, age 45, Gardeners Labourer, born Evesham, Worcestershire
Clara Barnes, daughter, age 12, born Pinvin, Worcestershire
Henry Barnes, son, age 8, born Pinvin, Worcestershire
Hilda Barnes, daughter, age 2, born Pinvin, Worcestershire
On the 1911 Census Clara Barnes, aged 22, was living with her grandmother Ellen Barnes, aged 76, in Church Lane, Pinvin.
Pinvin. 4th Worcesters. Son of Mr Hopper’s foreman – sister married Leonard Preese of Little Priest Lane. Died.
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/