1789294, Gunner, Edward BARRETT
Aged 35

563 Coast Regiment, Royal Artillery
Died on Wednesday 8th July 1942 through enemy action

Born in Pendleton, Lancashire, on 7th December 1906 (Salford Q1:1907 8D:89), baptised at St Thomas' Pendleton on 10th January 1907, son of George and Minnie BARRETT (née POTTS)

1911 census...Aged 4 he was at 28 Arthur Street, Pendleton, Salford with his widowed mother Minnie BARRETT [42] born Gorton; sisters Mary [18] french polisher and Eve [12] and brother Peter [15] collier. Siblings all born in Pendleton. His father had died in 1908. Four of Minnie's eleven children had died.

In the 1939 register he was single, a stableman, and at 8 Rose Cottages, Lisburn Road, Newmarket with Edith Laura KEEBLE,(she was recorded as married). He married Edith Laura KEEBLE (née HASTED) in Q1-1941, they lived at 8 Rosa Cottages, Lisburn Road, Newmarket. After Edward's death she married Raymond FISHER.

He died in Dover through enemy action.
So far no details have been found

Edward is buried in Newmarket Cemetery- Ref: K.225

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