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  • Buried in Dernacourt Communal Cemetery Extension.
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Stapleford Nottinghamshire
Neville was born in 1893 in Stapleford and was the son of William an iron worker and Sarah Ann Barson née Swift, they lived at 14 Horace Ave, Stapleford. His father William was born in 1852 in Beeston and his mother Mary Ann Swift was born in 1854 in Syston, Leicestershire, they were married in 1873, their marriage was recorded in the Basford Registration District, they went on to have 13 children, sadly two were to die in infancy or early childhood, their surviving children were : - William b1875 Nottm, Arthur b1877 Nottm, Florence Louisa b1879 Nottm, Gertrude b1880 Stapleford, Minnie b1881 Stapleford, Lily b1884 Stapleford, Alfred b1885 Stapleford, Ernest b1887 Stapleford, Albert b1889 Stapleford, Neville b1893, Stapleford and Louise b1895 Stapleford. In the 1911 census the family are shown living at 14 Horace Ave, Stapleford and are shown as William 59 yrs unemployed, he is living with his wife Sarah Ann 57 yrs and their children , Albert 22 yrs , a lace draughtsman, Neville 18 yrs a lace hand shreader, and Louise 16 yrs a lace drawer. He married his wife Maggie Shipstone in 1917 in Shardlow and they lived at Shaftesbury Avenue Sandiacre Derbyshire.
He was a lace threader in 1911.
23 Mar 1918
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1st Bn Leicestershire Regiment
Private Neville Barson, enlisted in Ilkeston he died of wounds on 23rd March 1918, while serving with 1st Battalion Leicestershire Regiment. He is buried in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension
Two of his brothers also died during the Great War Private Ernest Barson also served and died in the Great War he enlisted at Nottingham and served with the 2nd battalion Sherwood Foresters, , he died at 2nd Durham Voluntary Aid Hospital South Shields on 7th August 1915. His body was returned to his family in Nottingham and he is buried in Stapleford Cemetery. Private Alfred Barson enlisted in Long Eaton and served with the 1st battalion Leicestershire Regiment. He was killed in action on 19th September 1918 and is buried in Chappelle British Cemetery, Honlon Death notice published 13th April 1918 in the Nottingham Evening Post :- “BARSON. – Died of wounds, March 24th, Pte. Neville Barson, Leicester Regt., aged 25 years, the dearly loved husband of Maggie Barson, Shaftesbury-avenue, Sandiacre.” Above is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War hucknall 1914-1918
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  • Buried in Dernacourt Communal Cemetery Extension.
    Neville Barson - Buried in Dernacourt Communal Cemetery Extension.