Private Simeon Barnard
400 Royal Army Medical Corps 2/2nd East Lancs
Drowned on the Royal Edward 13th August 1915, aged 23
Lived at 8 Duckett Street
Commemorated on the Helles Memorial, Turkey
Burnley Express 15th September 1915

He was the son of William Barnard, enlisted at Burnley and was born in Gloucester. Lived in Burnley for the past eleven years at 8 Duckett St. He was employed as a weaver for Messrs Sutcliffe and Clarkson when he enlisted. He was highly popular at Mount Pleasant Baptist Church where he was school organist and a member of the choir. The Burnley News of Saturday September 16th 1915 has a photograph of him shaking hands with Bugler R.Hartley a member of the 2nd/2nd E.L.F.A. who remained in England.




Back to Home Page Back to Burnley Roll of Honour