Norman Barnett

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Norman Barnett

Bank: Union of London & Smiths Bank

Place of work: Southampton Union Bank branch

Died: 4 November 1918

Norman Henry Barnett was born on 8 May 1889, the son of James Samuel Barnett and his wife Priscilla Ann. He worked for Union of London & Smiths Bank, and at the time of the outbreak of the First World War was a clerk in the bank's Southampton Union Bank branch.

Barnett volunteered for the army in August 1914, and continued to serve throughout the war. He died of fever in Mesopotamia on 4 November 1918, just one week before the signing of the Armistice. He was a Private in the Hampshire Regiment, and was 29 years old.



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