Eric Hodson Barnes

1899 Apr 5. Born Prestwich, Lancashire

1901 census with mother at grandparents in Blackley, Manchester

1911 census at Ormond House School, Woodmancote, Dursley, Gloucs

1918 May 10. The undermentioned, from Officer Cadet Units, to be 2nd Lts. — Wilts. R.—Eric Hodson Barnes.

1918 Nov 11. Lands in France

1920 Aug 28. Joined ADRIC with service no 255. "Sgt Major Drill". Depot Coy

1921 Apr 1. Posted to H Coy Reverts to T/Cadet

1921 Jul 15 to 31 Jul on Leave

1921 Sep 12 to 12 Oct on Leave

1921 Oct 31. Appointed A/CSM

1922 Jan 16 Discharged at demobilisation of ADRIC

1922 Mar 22 Leaves UK for Calcutta, India. Occupation "nil"

1922 May 29. Applies for medals from Bengal where he was at the Chuapara Tea Estate

1923 Aug 28. Returns to UK from India. He is a Student

1926 Ordained. He had started his training for the priesthood in Calcutta, and was now returning to finish it in Cheshunt

1926 Dec 19. Royal Army chaplains Dept. Rev. Eric Hodson Barnes, late Lt. 3rd Bn, Wilts. R., to be Chapln., 4th C1., and relinquishes the rank of Lt.

1928 Dec 18. Marries in London to Sybil Haynes

1929 Apr 30. The Rev. E. H. Barnes, temp. Chapln. to the Forces, 4th Cl.1., resigns his commn.

1936 Vicar of St John Baptist Church, Pinner. He and his wife are still there in 1953

1939 Living in Harrow. Cheston Cottage, Pinner Vicarage Church Lane , Harrow Vicar

1941 Jan 1. RNVR. Proby. Tempy. Chaplns. to be Tempy. Chaplns. with seny. as stated: — E. H. Barnes.

1941 Sep 27. The Rev. E. H. Barnes, former assistant curate of Ellesmere Port, has been appointed vicar of Ashton Hayes,

1965 Aug 10 Died London