HENRY ARTHUR BRANCH

HARRY

 

Born: 1889, Ipswich.

Died: 9th February 1918; age 28; at 55 Casualty Clearing Station.

Enlistment Location: Colchester, Essex.

Date of Entry Therein: 15th August 1914.

Rank: Private; Service Number: D/1851; Regiment: Household Cavalry & Cavalry of the Line, 5th Dragoon Guards (Princess Charlotte of Wales’s Own).

 

Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1914 Star.

 

Grave Reference:

V.A.6.

Tincourt New British Cemetery,

Somme,

France.

 

CENSUS

 

1891   Stone Court, Fore Hamlet, Ipswich.

 

Harry was 2 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Arthur Branch, 31, a Dock Labourer, born Ipswich.

Emma Branch (nee Skinner), 26, a Staymaker, born Layham, Suffolk.

Emma Kate Branch, 6, born Ipswich.

Maud Sarah Branch, 4, born Ipswich.

Lily Emily Branch, 3 months, born Ipswich.

 

1901   4, Kent’s Yard, Ipswich.

 

Harry was 11 years old and living with his widowed mother & siblings.

Emma, 34, a Stay Budder – at home.

Maud, 13.

Bertie Charles Branch, 3, born Ipswich.

Arthur Albert Branch, 2, born Ipswich.

 

Harry’s father, Arthur Branch, died 1900, Ipswich.

 

Household Cavalry & Cavalry of the Line, 5th Dragoon Guards (Princess Charlotte of Wales’s Own):

 

http://www.longlongtrail.co.uk/army/regiments-and-corps/cavalry-regiments/the-dragoon-guards/

 

 

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