Diamond War Memorial Project

Drummer Patrick Barr

4th Battalion Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, attached to 11th Battalion Regimental Number 2208
Born: ---- Died: 1917-08-16 Aged: 33 Enlisted: Derry

Name recorded on Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, West Vlaanderen, Belgium. Name also commemorated on the Diamond War Memorial.

Son of James and Sicilly Barr, 21, Waterloo Street, Derry. Husband of Jane Barr, Eden Place, Derry. Son-in-law of Mrs McGinley, 11, High Street, Derry.

On the first anniversary of the death of Drummer Barr, his sisters and brother had the following lines inserted in a Derry newspaper:

'Rest, dear brother, your warfare's over,

In life we will never see you more;

On earth there's strife, in Heaven rest,

But they miss you most that loved you best.'