See also

William John Bradlaugh (1898-1918)

Name: William John Bradlaugh1
Sex: Male
Father: William John Bradlaugh (1863?-1941?)
Mother: Clara Hines (1868?-1909?)

Individual Events and Attributes

Birth 5 Mar 1898 Brandeston, Suffolk, England1,2,3,4,5
Census 31 Mar 1901 (age 3) Middle Street, Brandeston, Suffolk, England2
son living with his parents and brother Frank, born in Brandeston Suffolk
Census 2 Apr 1911 (age 13) Bredfield, Suffolk, England3
son attending school and living in three rooms with his father and brother Frank, born in Brandeston Suffolk
Death 8 Oct 1918 (age 20) sea4,5
Cause: as a direct result of enemy action.
whilst serving as an Able Seaman in the Drake Battalion Royal Naval Division, service no:R/1071
War Memorial Bredfield, Suffolk, England6
Able Seaman R/1071 Drake Battalion, Royal Naval Division, who was killed in action Home town Bredfield. in Northern France on 8 October 1918. He is buried in Anneux British Cemetery
Burial Military Cemetery, Anneux, Nord, France4,5,7
able seaman R/1071 in the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve


1"England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2005" (on-line at, and Plomesgate 1898 quarter:1 volume:4a page:970.
Text From Source: mother's maiden name Hines
2"Census 1901" (on-line at and class:RG13 piece:1787 folio:20 page:5.
3"Census 1911" (on-line at and class:RG14 piece:10865 class:RG78 piece:586 registration district:214 sub-district:1 enumeration district:10 schedule:80.
4"FindMyPast WW1 Naval Casualties" (on-line at Text From Source: born 5th March 1898 in Brandeston
5"FindMyPast Royal Navy Officers Killed 1914-1920" (on-line at National Archive ref:ADM 242 box:7.
Text From Source: aged 20, born on 5th March 1898 in Brandeston
6"Suffolk Roll of Honour web site" (on-line at Bredfield.
7"Commonwealth War Grave Commission" (on-line at Anneux Cemtery ref:III.C.219.
Text From Source: died 8th October 1918