Barnes, Reginald Brooke: Lieutenant


Digitized Service Record


Post regarding location of burial of Lieutenant Barnes.

Another Post regarding Lieutenant Barnes.

Joined the 18th Battalion May 1916. Killed in action September 15, 1916 during the attack on Courcelette during the Somme Battles.

The following images are from a Canadian Expeditionary Force Study Group post:

Calgary Herald, 25 September 1916, pgs 1 & 5. Via Marika Pirie.


Calgary Herald, 25 September 1916, pgs 1 & 5. Via Marika Pirie.

Lieut. Barnes, whose picture appears in today’s issues of The Herald, worked in the Canadian Bank of Commerce here for several years and was also actively engaged in business in this city for some considerable time before his enlistment. His parents are living in MacLeod, and he has another brother serving in the Canadian forces in Flanders.

Panel detail of the MacLeod, Alberta War Memorial  via Marika Pirie.
MacLeod, Alberta War Memorial via Marika Pirie.


“Killed in Action” This Officer was killed by enemy machine gun bullets during the advance on Courcelette.

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