Barnett, Percy Stanley Godwin


War Service:
Private1532 PERCY STANLEY GODWIN BARNETT of 1/20th (Blackheath and Woolwich) battalion London Regiment was killed in action at Loos on 25 September 1915, aged 19. Numbers 7 and 8 Platoons of ‘B’ Company of the 20th (Blackheath and Woolwich) Battalion, the London Regiment were made up entirely of Old Dunstonians. They kept their identity until the Battle of Loos in September 1915, after which many of those who had survived the battle were commissioned into other units.

He is buried and remembered in Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery, Souchez.

Location of Memorial:
His name is remembered on the 20th London Regiment Roll of Honour on the war memorial at St Dunstan’s College and in the pages of the History of The Old Dunstonian Rugby Football Club.

He was the son of Frank Septimus and Hannah Maria Barnett, of 12, Belmont Hill, Lewisham. He attended St Dunstan’s College in Catford between 1908 and 1913. After leaving school he worked for Colman & Co.


The St Dunstan's College Roll of Honour, 1914 - 1919 by D W Collett, BA

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Andy Pepper

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