Frederick Bracey

Memorial: Frampton Cotterell - St. Peter’s Church

Regiment: Army Service Corps

Parents: George and Elizabeth Bracey

Home address: Winterbourne Down, Bristol

Pre-war occupation: General Labourer

Date of birth: 1883

Place of birth: Winterbourne Down, Bristol

Buried/Commemorated at: St Peter's Church, Frampton Cotterell, Bristol

Further information:

Fredrick Bracey was baptised on the 12th October 1883 at All Saints Church in Winterbourne Down. His parents were George and Elizabeth Bracey, he was brother to Dora, Edward, Maud, Georgina, and Josephine. Their father died in 1893 and their mother died in 1910. Fredrick was working as a general labourer in 1901

In the Great War Frederick Bracey was serving with the Army Service Corps Remounts Service. This was responsible for the provisioning of horses and mules to all other army units.

The Frenchay Parish magazine in November 1915 lists Frederick as home on short leave as, convalescent after breaking his leg in an accident. In the September 1916 lists Frederick as returned from the front and discharged as wounded or sick

Frederick Bracey is remembered on the Frampton Cotterell St Peter's Church War Memorial and the Chipping Sodbury and District War Memorial Cottage Hospital board, now at Yate and District Heritage Centre, under Frampton Cotterell

By kind permission, this information is based on the following source(s):

Yate and District Heritage Centre and Frenchay Village Museum