Henry James Bracey

Memorial: Downend - Christ Church

Regiment: Royal Engineers

Medals: British War Medal, Next of Kin Memorial Plaque 1914 - 1921, Victory Medal

Rank and number: Private WR/287128 (previously 151165)

Parents: Lancelot and Emma Bracey

Marital status: Single

Home address: 3 (or 8) East View, Pendennis Road, Staple Hill, Bristol

Pre-war occupation: Labourer Midland Railway

Date of birth: 1888

Date of death: 30/11/1918

Buried/Commemorated at: Cairo War Memorial Cemetery

Age: 30

Further information:

Brother to George Bracey who is also commemorated on the memorial. Both died within 8 days of each other.

Died: 30/11/1918 (Bacilliary Dysentery).

Commemorated on the Christ Church Downend and the Staple Hill (Page Park) Memorials. Henry is also commemorated on the Staple Hill Methodist Church Memorial.

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

Commonwealth War Graves Commission, Findmypast (Soldiers Died during the Great War, 1901 and 1911 Census etc), researcher John Davis