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
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