Photograph courtesy of Trinity College, Dublin – Work | Lieutenant Edward Terence Braddell | ID: bc386q47s | Digital Collections (tcd.ie)


Born: 1895, Belfast County Antrim, Ireland.

Died: 27th March 1917; age: 22; Died of Wounds near Rafa, in Palestine.

Residence: 115a, High Street, Bedford, Bedfordshire.

Edward received his Commission at the outbreak of war.

He was invalided home in May 1915, after service in France. He was sent abroad again in April 1916.


Rank: Lieutenant.

Regiment: Royal Engineers, 484th East Anglian Field Coy.


Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & Star.


Grave Reference:


Gaza War Cemetery,

Israel & Palestine (including Gaza).


Relatives Notified & Address: Son of the late Edward Braddell.




1901   28, Malone Park, Windsor Ward, County Antrim, Ireland.


Edward was 6 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Edward Braddell, 49, a retired Architect, born Belfast, County Antrim.

Margaret Clark Braddell, 38, born Glasgow, Scotland.

Margaret Tandy Braddell, 12, born Belfast.

William Henry Braddell, 10, born Belfast.

1 general domestic servant.

The family could read & write and were Church of Ireland.


1911   35, St. Andrew’s Road, Bedford, Bedfordshire.


Edward was 16 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Edward, 59, a retired Architect.

Margaret, 48.

Margaret, 22.

William, 20, a Second Lieutenant – Royal Dublin Fusiliers.

1 cook.

1 housemaid.


Edward was educated at Ipswich School – entered 1905, and at Bedford School. He continued his studies at Trinity College, Dublin University – entered 1912.


Probate to Margaret Clark Braddell – mother.


During the First World War, Edward’s brother, William Henry Braddell ‘Perky’ was taken prisoner of war in August 1914. William lost his life during the Second World War. He was killed by a German air raid on the 10th May 1941, at Kensington. William aged 50, ranked a Major, service number 143, of the Royal Northumberland Fusiliers & Command & Staff. General Staff. He was laid to rest at Grave 203192, St. Michael’s Avenue, Brookwood Cemetery, Surrey.


Edward is also remembered on the war memorial at The Church of St. Paul’s, Bedford and on the entrance hall to the 1937 Reading Room at Trinity College, Dublin University, Ireland, and on the Chapel war memorial at Ipswich School.



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