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Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Biography -
- Jesse James Barnes -

Unknown person Name : Jesse James Barnes.

Parents unknown.

Born 1897, Newport (or possibly Cowes), Isle of Wight.
  Census information

1901 : Jesse James Barnes, aged 3, is listed at the Newport Workhouse as a pauper.

1911 : Jesse James Barnes, aged 13, is shown as a boarder with the Whittington family at Ashey Brickyard. He is still at school.

  Service details :

Private 205445 J J Barnes, 2nd/5th Bn, Hampshire Regiment, formerly Rifleman 8/1399 1/8th Bn, Hampshire Regiment (Isle of Wight Rifles)

  Casualty details :

Died : 20 November 1917, aged 20

Buried at Jerusalem Cemetery, Israel

CWGC record ...
  Commemorated on these Memorials :

Ashey War Memorial
Carisbrooke Castle County War Memorial Panel 02
Ryde Borough War Memorial
Ryde All Saints Church War Memorial
Ryde All Saints Church War Memorial Chapel

  Further Information

"Soldiers Died in the Great War" gives his residence as Banstead, Surrey. Private Jesse Barnes entered active service on 10 August 1915 in the Balkans theatre of war indicating that he served at Gallipoli. He was killed in action near Jerusalem.

Note that Richard John Ballard is shown with the same date of death, and in an adjacent grave at Jerusalem Cemetery.
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Page last updated : 2 February 2014


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