Sapper William Clarke Barlow died, age 21, on the 29th October 1916.
He was a member of the Royal Engineers.
He is remembered on his family headstone and is buried in the Karasouli Military Cemetery in Greece.
He apprenticed as a fitter at Marshalls and enlisted on September 2nd 1914. A year later he went to France and two months after that he was transferred to Salonika.
On October 28th he was wounded when taking part in a raid on the enemy’s trenches, taking a wound to to the stomach from a rifle bullet. He died of his wounds on the 29th.
He had been a member of the St. John Ambulance Corps at Morton, the Choral Society and the Church Choir. He also was a teacher at the Gainsborough Poor Sunday School.
He also took part in ”Dick Whittington’ a pantomime by the well-known local pantomime producer, Dairy Girdlestone.
His parents lived at Elder Cottage, Morton.