BARNES, Allan Francis

Allan Francis BARNES
Killed by Enemy Action on Tuesday 18th February 1941
Aged 19

Born on 20th December 1921, son of Owen Gilbert and Hilda Louisa BARNES, of 48 Lowther Street, Newmarket.

In the 1939 register Allan was a telegraph messenger, living with his parents at 40 Lowther Street. Father [8-2-1879] was a postman, mother [20-4-1887], brother Gordon [1920] and sister Noreen Ida [5-8-1926], later Mrs ROBERTSON.

Allan was a sorting clerk/telegraphist at the Post Office and also a member of "C" Coy (P.O.) Battalion, Home Guard
He was injured at work at the Post Office and died later at Newmarket White Lodge Emergency Hospital

commemorated on plaque in the Post Office entrance

Allan is buried in the Newmarket cemetery Ref: NG M:786

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