EDWARD TERRENCE BRADDELL

 

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.

 

Rank: Lieutenant.

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

 

Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & Star.

 

Grave Reference:

XXXI.D.14.

Gaza War Cemetery,

Israel & Palestine (including Gaza).

 

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

 

CENSUS

 

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 attended Ipswich School – entered 1905.

 

Probate to Margaret Clark Braddell – mother.

 

Edward’s brother, William Henry Braddell ‘Perky’ 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, was 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. Ipswich School’s war memorial.

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