Project Description

FREDERIC HENRY BARRY 1899–1970

Frederic Barry ed2
Photograph from family collection

Brother of John and Richard

Born 4th July 1899 in Radcliffe on Trent

Baptised 3rd September 1899 at St Mary’s Church, Radcliffe on Trent

Married in 1933 to Constance  M. Shelton, Basford district

Son Peter Robert born 1937

Died 20th February 1970

1901 Census

Living on Bingham Road, Radcliffe on Trent, with father Hainsworth, a water works contractor, mother Rosa and siblings John Hainsworth born 1895, Richard born 1896 and Violet born 1901, one live-in servant.

1911 Census

Age 11, at school.  Family living in a 7 room house Bingham Road.  Father a public works contractor, employer (sewage works).

Military Service

Rank: Private

Service Number: 66458

Military Unit: Northumberland Fusiliers, Formerly 63961, The West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales’s Own)

Theatre of War: Unconfirmed, due to lack of information about his enlistment, date he transferred from The West Yorkshire Regiment and his battalion details.  The Northumberland Fusiliers fought in France and Flanders, Egypt, Salonika and at Gallipoli. It is likely, on the basis of his date of birth (July 1899), that he did not serve abroad before the summer of 1917.

Medals Awarded: British War and Victory

Military Personnel Address on 1918 Electoral Register

No reference

From the 1922 Electoral Register

Address: Lorne Grove, Radcliffe on Trent

Household: living with parents Hainsworth and Rosa.

From the 1939 Register

Address: Cliff Way, Radcliffe on Trent

Occupation: travelling salesman for cement manufacturer

He is a Special Constable

Household: living with wife Constance, son Peter Robert, and school teacher Lucy Shelton.

Reasons for inclusion on Radcliffe on Trent Roll of Honour

Born and lived in Radcliffe on Trent