BARLOW, Harry Loftus

Royal Air Force. 18 March 1918

Harry Barlow was the son of Mr and Mrs Barlow of Stourbridge and grandson of Joseph Moore of Hagley House. He was educated at Shrewsbury School. He volunteered at the outbreak of war and joined the Motor Cyclists Corps which was a unit of the Royal Engineers. He served in France and Belgium and after some eighteen months he was commissioned into the Royal Flying Corps which later emerged as the RAF. On 18th March 1918, when flying a patrol in the English Channel, his aircraft crashed off Dover and he was killed. His funeral took place at Stourbridge Cemetery where he was buried in Plot K 310. Lieutenant Harry Barlow was 29 years of age. He is commemorated on the Wordsley and Shrewsbury School Memorials.

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Wordsley Holy Trinity

Wordsley Holy Trinity

High Street, Wordsley, West Midlands, DY8 5RU

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