EOD Barlow, Ernest William

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  • SURNAME
Barlow
  • FORENAME
Ernest William
  • UNIT
4 Bomb Disposal Company,Royal Engineers
  • RANK
Lance Corporal
  • NUMBER
14611835
  • DATE OF DEATH
20th September 1944
  • AGE
36
  • GRAVESITE
Wigston Cemetery,Leicestershire Sec. H Grave 67
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
born 13.06.1907, Arnesby, Harborough District, Leicestershire, England
son of Charles and Eliza Ann Barlow
husband of Connie Barlow,Wigston,Leicestershire
KOAS UK
On the 20th September 1944, 4 Bomb Disposal Company were in the process of rendering an enemy mine harmless when, at 13.20; it exploded killing eight men and injuring a further five. Sapper T. Bradshaw, Sapper J.A. Brady, Sapper J.W. Bridges, Corporal E.F. Brooks, Sapper N. Jolley, Sapper A.E. Martin and Lance Sergeant A.V. Maskell also died at this incident.
 
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