BARNEY Percy Thomas
Regiment : 605th Motor Transport Company Army Service Corps
Service number : M2078336
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : Died at sea on 8th January 1916
Buried : Commemorated on Hollybrook Memorial, Southampton, Hampshire, England.
Birthplace : Born and resident Dudley, Worcestershire, enlisted Wolverhampton
Memorial : Dudley War Memorial
Also appears on : Dudley Grammar School now Castle High School as T.P. Barney
Credits : Memorial transcribed by Jade Gandy and John Hale.
Surname spelt Barny on Commonwealth War Graves Commission and Soldiers Died in the Great War.
Appears in the Worcester/Worcestershire Roll of Honour Book for army casualties located in Worcester Cathedral.
The birth of Thomas Percy Barney is registered in the June Quarter 1895 under the Dudley Registration District. School admission records give his date of birth as 7th May 1895. He entered Dudley Grammar School in January 1905 when his parent was given as J.H. Barney, 9 Castle Street, Dudley – Licensed Victualler. Thomas left the school at Easter 1906. On the 1911 census he appears as Percy Thomas Barney, resident with his widowed mother, Sarah J. Barney, his older brother James and his younger sister Edith, at 16 Bourne Street, Dudley.