Regiment : 1st Battalion South Staffordshire Regiment
Service number : 12890
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : Killed in Action on 7th March 1915
Buried : Commemorated on Le Touret Memorial, France, Panel 21 and 22.
Birthplace : Brierley Hill, Staffordshire, enlisted Brierley Hill
Memorial : Dudley War Memorial
Also appears on : Dudley St Augustine of Hippo Church Holly Hall. Dudley St Augustine of Hippo WW1 Memorial with the additional information: South Staffs.
Credits : Researched by James Taylor, Jade Gandy, John Hale and Sandra Taylor.
1901 census, 99 Dudley Road
Thomas Barnett, Head, age 43
Marie Barnett, wife, age 48
Joseph Barnett, son, age 19, Railway Worker
Elizabeth Barnett, dau, age 18
Thomas, son, age 16
Edward, son, age 10
Harry, son, age 6
Resided later at 38 Garratt Street, Harts Hill, Dudley.
Entered France on 26th January 1915.
Appears in the Worcester/Worcestershire Roll of Honour Book for army casualties located in Worcester Cathedral.
Joseph Barnett has no known grave, the photograph available shows his name on Le Touret Memorial.