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20997 Lance Corporal (SPR) Ellis Barlow

20997 Lance Corporal (SPR) Ellis Barlow was born in Kidsgrove, Staffordshire.

He was the son of John & Minnie Barlow of “The Firs”, Sunnyside, Alsager, and all native to Mow Cop.


Ellis enlisted at the beginning of the war in Stoke-On-Trent in 1914, there are no surviving Military records for him but his Medal Index Card does tell us that we went to France on the 18th August 1914; he was killed on the 30th September 1915, he was awarded the 14 Star, British War Medal and the Victory Medal. He is buried in Zouave Valley Cemetery, Souchez.

Medal Card