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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 William and Clara, 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 widowed father William 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 in Northern France on 8 October 1918..Home town Bredfield 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