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Sydney Clement Carr BRAMLEY

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Surname: BRAMLEY

Forename(s): Sydney Clement Carr

Place of Birth: Fewston, Yorkshire

Service No: 32329

Rank: L/Corporal

Regiment / Corps / Service: East Surrey Regiment

Battalion / Unit: 9th (Service) Battalion

Division: 24th Division

Age: ---

Date of Death: 1917-08-09

Awards: ---

CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: XVII. J. 3.


CWGC Memorial: ---

Non-CWGC Burial: ---


Additional Information:

Sydney Clement Carr Bramley (born 23 November 1883) was the son of John and Elizabeth Carr Bramley, née Hodgson. John was born at Fewston, Yorkshire and Elizabeth at Chorlton near Manchester, Lancashire.

1891 Fewston, Yorkshire Census: Hardisty Hill - Sydney C.C. Bramley, aged 7 years, born Fewston, nephew of Ann Carr. [Sydney's mother and four of her children were living with her aunt.]

1901 Fewston, Yorkshire Census: Bridge House, Hardisty Hill - Sydney Bramley, aged 17 years, born Fewston, son of Elizabeth C. Bramley (married).

Sydney became a Freemason (Brownrigg Lodge of Unity No. 1424) whilst working as a butcher’s manager at Gillingham, Kent.

British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte Sydney Bramley, 32329, E. Surr. R.

British Army WW1 Medal and Award Rolls: L/Cpl Sydney Bramley, 32329, 9/E. Surrey.

Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: L/Cpl Sydney Bramley, G/32329, 9th Bn E. Surrey. Date and Place of Death: 9.8.17. 10 C.C. Stn. France. To whom Authorised/Amount Authorised: Father and Grantee - John. £6 9s. 5d.

UK, WW1 Pension Ledgers and Index Cards, 1914-1923: card(s) exist for Sydney. Name(s) on card(s): Dependant: Mrs Priscilla Rachel Margaret Peel. Relationship: Sister. Address: Thruscross Green, Summer Bridge, Harrogate.

Sydney is commemorated on both the Fewston and Sowerby (near Thirsk) War Memorials.

A short biography of Sydney is included in: ‘A Grammar School at War – The Story of Ermysted’s Grammar School during the Great War’ by Steven Howarth (2007).

Data Source: Local War Memorial


Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---


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Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: East Surrey Regiment

Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: East Surrey Regiment

Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 24th Division

Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 24th Division

Data from Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914 - 1919 Records

Soldiers Died Data for Soldier Records

Surname: BRAMLEY

Forename(s): Sidney

Born: Fewston, Yorks

Residence: Gillingham, Kent

Enlisted: Maidstone, Kent

Number: 32329

Rank: L/Cpl

Regiment: East Surrey Regiment

Battalion: 9th Battalion


Died Date: 09/08/17

Died How: Died of wounds

Theatre of War: France & Flanders

Notes: Formerly 12859, R. W. Kent Regt.

Data from Commonwealth War Graves Commission Records

CWGC Data for Soldier Records

Surname: BRAMLEY

Forename(s): S

Country of Service: United Kingdom

Service Number: 32329

Rank: Lance Corporal

Regiment: East Surrey Regiment

Unit: 9th Bn.



Died Date: 09/08/1917

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England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966


BRAMLEY Sydney Clement Carr of Sowerby near Thirsk Yorkshire lance-corporal 22nd battalion Yorkshire regiment died 9 August 1917 in France on active service Administration (with Will) London 30 November to John Bramley retired farmer. Effects £511 19s. 11d.


BRAMLEY Elizabeth Carr of Sowerby Thirsk Yorkshire (wife of John Bramley) died 3 January 1926 Probate London 9 August to William Hugh Carr Bramley farmer and Priscilla Rachel Margaret Peel (wife of Fred Peel). Effects £168 12s. 4d.


BRAMLEY John of Sowerby Thirsk Yorkshire died 19 February 1934 Probate London 20 April to William Hugh Carr Bramley farmer. Effects £3420 4s. 1d.




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