SWB. Barton Hargreaves from Accrington. 5th Fire Command RGA, gassed


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Silver War Badge number B30542 awarded to 84893 Gnr Barton Hargreaves who served with 5th Fire Command Royal Garrison Artillery

He was born c1889

Addresses given as 51 Fielding Terrace, Altham near Accrington Lancashire

22 Sykes Street, Cleckheaton

Barton enlisted 19th May 1916, passed 1st class signalling and telephony 30th October 1916

He served in France in 1917 and was discharged due to gas poisoning and hysteria caused by service 23rd October 1918

1939 shows him living Spenborough Yorkshire as a wood machinist

He died in April 1978 Dewsbury West Yorkshire

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