1883 - 9th August 1917 (age 34)
Lance Corporal 32329
9th Bn. East Surrey Regiment
John Bramley and his wife Elizabeth Carr Bramley were farmers in Wharfedale. All four of their children were born at Fewston where in 1901 they had two addresses - Bridge House on Hardisty Hill, and Ivy House. By 1911, they had retired and moved to live at Sowerby while their son Sydney was lodging in Norwich where he worked as a butcher.
Sydney moved again and he resided at Gillingham when he enlisted into the army at Maidstone.
Sydney died of wounds and he lies at Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, plot XV11.J.3.
Sydney Bramley (5th from right) lies shoulder to shoulder with his comrades.
The information on this page was compiled by Steve Billings.
about Sydney Clement Carr Bramley on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Information about Sydney Clement Carr Bramley on the War Graves Photographic Project website
Part of the St Oswald's Church website