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Lance Corporal Ernest William Barlow


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.

Personal Details

  • 14611835 Lance Corporal
  • Ernest William Barlow
  • 4 Bomb Disposal Company
  • Royal Engineers
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.


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