William Robert Barwick  William Robert Barwick
Male 1927 - 1944

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  • Birth  29 Dec 1927  Ealing / Brentford / Middlesex / England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • William Robert Barwick was born at 23 Ash Grove Ealing.
    Gender  Male 
    Died  24 Dec 1944  Gillrath / NorthRhine Westphalia / Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Age: 16 
    • William Robert Barwick enlisted for service in World War 2 with the British General Service Corps and was later transferred to the 7/9th Battalion, Royal Scots his serial number - 14433913.
      With the Royal Scots he trained on the Grampian Mountains in Scotland for the planned liberation of Norway but ended up going into action in an amphibious role at both Flushing & Middleburg on the Dutch coast in November 1944. From there they fought their way North-Eastwards through Eindhoven and by mid December were near the small German town of Gillrath. On the 24th December 1944 Private William Barwick's C-Company came under attack and he was killed in action. William's body was taken back to be buried at Brunssum War Cemetery in the Netherlands.
      At the time William was killed it was Christmas Eve 1944 and he was only five days off his 17th birthday.
    Person ID  I856  Barwick/Eastick | Family Line Of Edward James & Ann Maria Barwick.
    Last Modified  19 Jun 2011 
     
    Father  Christian Henry Barwick,   b. 19 Jun 1900, Fulham / London / England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Mar 1968, Ealing / England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Mabel Mary Ayling,   b. 02 Dec 1900, Hermitage / Westbourne / Sussex / England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Nov 1964, Acton Hospital / Ealing / Middlesex / England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  18 Oct 1919  The Parish Church of St John Ealing / Brentford / Middlesex / England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F174  Group Sheet
     
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    Brunssum War Cemetery Netherlands
    Brunssum War Cemetery Netherlands
    William Robert Barwick
    William Robert Barwick
     
    Documents
    Born England
    Born England
    Ash Grove / South Ealing / London / England
    Ash Grove / South Ealing / London / England
     
    Headstones
    War Grave of William Robert Barwick
    War Grave of William Robert Barwick
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