Thursday, 6 November 2014

St Michael's: Noel Coghlan Barrs

Noel Coghlan BARRS
Died 15th September 1916

Date of Birth: September quarter 1893
Place of Birth: Highgate, Middlesex

Noel Coghlan was the son of William and Harriette Barrs (nee Bayley). He had three brothers: Harwood, Edward and William. By 1901, the census shows that William had died and the family were living at 1, Holly Terrace, Highgate. Noel is shown as a 7 year old scholar.
In 1911, Noel is recorded on the census as a boarder at St Bees School in Cumberland.

Service Details: Second Lieutenant, Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment), 11th Battalion
Place of Death: France
Place of Burial: No Known Grave
Commemorated: Thiepval Memorial (Pier and Face 11 C)

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