The Friends of Barnsley Cemetery

The Great War, 1914-1918

There are 67 Commonwealth War Graves Commission graves, from WW1, in Barnsley Cemetery.

Private Cecil Francis Stainton.

Cecil was in the York and Lancaster Regiment, 5th Battalion. Aged 27, he died from accidental gunshot wounds while serving at home on January 6th, 1915.

Private John Thomas Stone.

Joined the Lincolnshire Regiment, 1st Battalion. He died on January 9th 1915, aged 32. 

Private Bruce Harrison.

The son of James and Rachel Harrison, born in Barnsley. Bruce joined the York and Lancaster Regiment, 13th Battalion (The Barnsley Pals) on September 28th, 1914. He died on October 31st, 1914, at the age of 20 from pneumonia.

Private Thomas Davies.

Husband of Annie, of Meadow Street, Barnsley. Thomas joined the York and Lancaster Regiment, 5th Battalion (Rotherham). He died on December 15th, 1914, aged 26.