FREDERICK GEORGE BRAGG

Born: 1890, Ipswich.

Died: 25th April 1918; age 28; KiA.

Residence: 27, Cauldwell Avenue, Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

 

Rank: Private; Service Number: 43008

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion.

 

Medals Awarded: Victory, British War + Territorial Force War Medal.

 

Body exhumed in August 1921, identified by an inscription on cross on grave, clothing, numerals and Disc, and reburied. Disc was forwarded to Base.

 

Grave Reference:

XI.H.3.

Assevillers New British Cemetery,

Somme,

France.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of George & Martha Bragg, of 27, Cauldwell Avenue, Ipswich.

 

Brother to SIDNEY WILLIAM BRAGG.

 

CENSUS

 

1891   287, Spring Road, Ipswich.

 

Frederick was 9 months old and living with his parents.

George James Bragg, 26, a Postman, born Tuddenham, Suffolk.

Martha Bragg (nee Brown), 26, born Alpheton, Suffolk.

 

1901   27, Cauldwell Avenue, Ipswich.

 

Frederick was 10 years old and living with his parents & brother.

George, 36, a Postman – Civil.

Martha, 36, a Grocer – Shopkeeper.

Sidney William Bragg, 8, born Ipswich.

 

1911   27, Cauldwell Avenue, Ipswich.

 

Frederick was 20 years old, a Clothier’s Assistant. He was living with his parents & brother.

George, 46, a Postman – Post Office.

Martha, 46.

Sidney, 18, a Feed & Florist’s Assistant.

 

Soldiers’ Effects to George J. Bragg – father.

 

In July 1895, Frederick’s father, George Bragg entered the St. John’s Cottagers and Gardenrs’ Show. A very creditable exhibition set by the residents of the St. John’s parish – George was awarded 2nd prize for the weight of his gooseberries.

In July 1896, Frederick entered the show once again – this year he was awarded 1st prize for his gooseberries, a 1st for best kept garden and 2nd for collections of vegetables.

 

Frederick is also remembered on the war memorial at St. John the Baptist Church, Ipswich, and at Northgate High School. Formerly Ipswich Grammar School for Boys.

 

 

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