Remembrance - The Yorkshire Regiment, First World War
Private Ernest BRADNAM
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Private Ernest BRADNAM.
6th Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment, formerly 4556 Suffolk Regt. Son of William and Martha A. Bradnam, of Queen St., Withersfield, Newmarket. Killed 29 September 1917. Aged 28.
Born Haverhill (Suffolk), Enlisted Haverhill, Resided Withersfield (Suffolk).
Buried MENDINGHEM MILITARY CEMETERY.
(Rita Burr (<firstname.lastname@example.org>), a great niece of Ernest Bradnam states that he was actually born in Withersfield and lived in the village all of his life.)
Rather curiously, in the full length portrait (selected from the thumbnail image above), Ernest Bradnam is wearing the stripes of a Corporal in the Yorkshire Regiment. However, there are no apparent records of him serving in this rank.
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