Private John Charles Barby 266403

Soldier Factfile

Name:  Private John Charles Barby 266403

Date of Birth:  1900

Address:  Anstey Lane Orchards, Groby Road, Leicester

Parents Names:  Charles Barby (Gardener) and Julia

Occupation before the war:  

Siblings Names:  Harriett b 1896  |  Annie Alicia b 1903  |  Arthur King b 1906

Date Died:  30.4.1918

Age:   18

Place of Death:  Roubaix Hospital Northern France

Place of Burial/Memorial:

1B20, Laventie Military cemetery, La Gorgue

Cause of death:  Lung infection


4th Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders


British War Medal

Victory Medal

Any other information (e.g. Service Record/ appearance etc)

  • Enlisted in Leicester
  • Name on memorial in St Peter’s Churchyard as well as Anstey.