Ernest Brayshaw (1889-1918)
An ongoing project to commemorate and research the lives of those who appear on war memorials and rolls of honour in the local area, who served in the military, or whose deaths were linked to conflict.
Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922
The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:
- BRAYSHAW, ERNEST. Private. No 203309. 1/4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born 20 Back Union Street, Huddersfield. Son of Thomas William and Annis Brayshaw, 11 Great Northern Street, Huddersfield. Educated at Beaumont Street Council School. Employed by Messrs T. and H. Blamires Limited as a cloth finisher. Enlisted 5.4.1916. Wounded on 11.10.1918 and died in 1st Australian Hospital, Rouen, after having his leg amputated below the knee on 25.10.1918. Buried in St. SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION, ROUEN. Grave location:- Block S, Plot S, Row KK, Grave 2.
- ROH:- Great Northern Street Congregational Chapel; St. Andrew's Church, Leeds Road, Huddersfield.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Private BRAYSHAW
- regiment: Duke of Wellington's Regiment (West Riding)
- died: Friday, October 25, 1918
- record ID: 516186
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #516186)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #478941)