2nd Lt. Henry Warden Barrett, RFA


1898 Feb 20. Born Nuneaton, Warwickshire

1901 census at Church St, Nuneaton

1911 census at Church St Nuneaton

1919 Feb 10. Undermentioned Cadets to be temp. 2nd Lts. under the provisions of the Royal Warrant dated 30th Dec. 1918, promulgated in Army Order 1 of 1st Jan. 1919 : — Henry Warden Barrett.

1920 Dec 29 Joined ADRIC with service no 1327. Posted I Coy

1921 Jan 19 T/C H W Barrett and T/C S E Strasman were wounded in an attack on an Auxiliary tender in Parliament Street, within a few yards of Dublin Castle.   Eight Cadets from "I" Company were in a Crossley Tender, when a man emerged from a side street and threw a bomb into the Tender.  Cadet H.W. Barrett, received six wounds in the lower part of the body and Cadet S.E. Strasman received two wounds in his legs.    

1921 Apr 9 Discharged Hospital

1921 Apr 9 . Begins Medical Leave

1921 Jun 30. Ends Medical Leave

He had fines of £2 and £1 from his Coy Commander

1921 Oct 7. Re-engaged

1920 Jan 18. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1926 Sep 8. Leaves UK for Port Harcourt, Nigeria. He is an "assistant"

1929 Apr 3. Leaves UK for Lagos. He is a "clerk"

1931 May 16. Leaves UK for Nigeria. He is a "beachmaster"

1935 Jun 25 Arrives in UK from Accra. He is a "manager" travels alone and 1st class

1935 Nov 10 Died on Gold Coast, Africa. The result of an accident (unspecified)