Alexander BARLTROP

From Commonwealth War Graves Commission website:

Sergeant Alexander Walter Barltrop { 7755 } 1st Bn., Essex Regiment who died on 06 August 1915

Age 35 [ born in 1881/2, so died aged 33/34 ]
Son of Harriet Jarvis (formerly Barltrop), of The Village, Great Easton, Dunmow, Essex, and the late Moses Barltrop.
Remembered in Twelve Tree Copse Cemetery*

* Twelve Tree Copse Cemetery is on the Gallipoli Peninsula in Turkey, in the Helles area, about 1 km south-west of the village of Krithia

From 1911 Census

Name not found on search of 1911 census returns. There is a brother, Hugh Leonard, living in Great Easton; married with a four-and-a-half year old son Francis Leonard.

From 1901 Census

Age last birthday is 19 in 1901, but from Birth Register he was born in 1880 (and first names are given as Alexandra Walter). Alexander Barltrop is listed as the son of Hettie (Harriett) Jarvis and stepson of James Jarvis


Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-19

Service number: 7755
Enlistment place: Braintree
Residence: Great Easton
Cause of death: Killed in action
Death place & theatre of war: Gallipoli, Balkan

From ‘List of Subscribers’ (to Great Easton War Memorial):

Barltrop, Mr. and Mrs. F. and family
Barltrop, Mrs. H. and Leonard
Barltrop, Fred
Jarvis, Widow [ Harriet Jarvis, Widow of Farm Labourer ]

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