BARNES, Michael George Kenyon

poppy-imageName: BARNES, Michael George Kenyon

Nationality: British

Rank: Lieutenant

Regiment / Service: Royal Engineers

Date of Death: 30/03/1945

Age: 32

Service No: 306623

Cemetery: St Mary's, Clitheroe

CWGC Certificate:  Michael George Kenyon Barnes

Grave / Memorial Ref: Joint Grave 1601

Address or Parish: Clitheroe

Additional info: Killed in a road accident in Southern England. Educated at Skipton Grammar School. Qualified Civil Engineer. Employee of Great Ouse Catchment Board, King's Lynn, Norfolk. Was attached to the Clitheroe Home Guard as an Instructor. Interred 6th April 1945. Joint grave with his brother in law, Jack ELand. The Rev. H. A. Bland officiated at the internment which took place on Friday in St Mary's Cemetery. Lieutenant Ward, Royal Engineers, was present on behalf of the Officer Commanding and officers and men of Lieutenant Barnes Unit. Lieutenant Colonel Birbeck and R.S.M. Fuller represented the Kings Lynn Home Guard. Mrs Barnes and Mrs Daphne Eland sister of the deceased officer, will have general sympathy in their very sad bereavement. Son of George Graham and Barbara Anne Daisy (A.M.I.C.E) (Nee Willocks) married Chipping Norton 1909. 2 Shawbridge Street, Clitheroe.