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He was the son of Thomas and Maud Barnett and the brother of Elizabeth, John and Gladys Barnett. In 1911 they lived at 18 Guys Terrace, Blue Bell Hill, St Ann's, Nottingham.
He was a labourer in 1911.
31 Jan 1917
196627 - CWGC Website
7th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Pte. George Barnett, 1/7th Battalion (Robin Hood Rifles), Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment) was killed in action 31st January 1917. He is buried in Foncquevillers Military Cemetery,(grave ref. III.C.5).
Nottingham Evening Post notice (abridged), 23 February 1917: ‘Barnett. Killed in action January 31st 1917 Bombardier (sic) George Barnett, Sherwood Foresters, age 21. Father, mother, sisters, brothers, fiancée.’ Nottingham Evening Post notice (abridged), 30 January 1919: 'Barnett. Private G Barnett, 1/7th Robin Hoods, Sherwood Foresters, killed in action January 1917. Father, mother, brothers, sisters. 85(?) Seymour Street, Nottingham.' Research by Rachel Farrand
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