14611835 Lance Corporal

 

Ernest William Barlow.

 

4 Bomb Disposal Company.

 

Royal Engineers.

 

 

Photo taken by Adam and family.

 

Son of Charles and Eliza Ann Barlow: Husband of Connie Barlow of Wigston.

 

Died on the 20th September 1944. Aged 36.

 

Buried at Wigston Cemetery.

 

Section H Grave 67.

 

Note: 

On the 20th September 1944, just a few days before he was due to go on leave, James was with his Company in Emberton, Bedford. They 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.