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John Robert Barraclough

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Beverley Report 20 Nov 2012 19:02

I am trying to find more info on this relative especially his military records.
He was born in Morley 1889,the son of John and Margaret Barraclough.
On the 1891 census he was I year old living in Jackson Fold, Morley,Leeds,west yorkshire.( down as John Robert Barraclough)
1901 census he is aged 13 living in Jackson Lane Morley.( down as John Barraclough)
I believe I have now found him on the 1911 census in India serving with the York and Lancaster reigiment, John Barraclough age 21 single rank private,born Morley.
Can anyone find his army records?


AnnCardiff Report 20 Nov 2012 19:14


John Barraclough
England and Wales Census, 1901
birth: 1890 Morley,? Yorkshire
census: 31 Mar 1901 Morley,? Yorkshire (West Riding),? England

name: John Barraclough
event: Census
event date: 31 Mar 1901
age: 11
relationship to head of household: Son
birthplace: Morley, Yorkshire
record type: Household
registration district: Dewsbury
sub-district: Morley
ecclesiastical parish: St Peters
civil parish: Morley
county: Yorkshire (West Riding)


Andrew Report 20 Nov 2012 19:15

Possible WW1

British Army WWI Medal Rolls Index Cards, 1914-1920
about John Robert Barraclough
Name: John Robert Barraclough
Regiment or Corps: Y & LR,Y & LR,R Mun Fus
Regimental Number: 9026,36183



Beverley Report 20 Nov 2012 19:21

Thank you Ann and Andrew for the info,anyone able to advice how to find enlistment records


Reggie Report 20 Nov 2012 22:54

70% of WW1 records were destroyed during an enemy bombing raid in WW2

I'm sure that if your relative's records were on Ancestry, Andrew would have posted the info for you


SylviaInCanada Report 21 Nov 2012 01:01

see also

This has almost exactly the same information that has been posted on this thread!


Reggie Report 21 Nov 2012 10:40

How infuriating..............!!

And Beverley isn't a novice in board usage!