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BRADFORD'S 1914-1918 WAR DEAD

 

Brandis Corner is a hamlet in the parish of Bradford. It gets its rather odd name  from the Cornish word  for  a trivet or  3-legged stand on which to temporarily put down a hot pan or kettle while cooking. Other road features shaped like this object also carry this name in Devon.

 

S.A.ALFORD
40207 Private Stanley Albert Alford of the 1st/5th battalion, the Goucestershire Regiment. Nephew of Coris Sanders of Brandis Corner. Born in Brandis Corner in 1899 but lived in Exeter. Died 4 November 1918 aged 19.
S.G.ALFORD
203377 Private Stanley George Alford of the 4th battalion, the Devonshire Regiment. Son of George and Ellen Alford of  Essworthy Farm, Hatherleigh. Born in Monkokehampton in 1896. Died at home  2 March 1917 aged 20.
P.ISAAC
203358 Private Percy Isaac of the 9th Battalion, the Devonshire Regiment. Son of George Frederick and Mary Isaac. Born in Hollocombe in 1886 but lived in Holsworthy.  Died 15 October 1917 aged 31,
W.E.MARTIN
2202 Corporal Walter Evelyn Martin of the 1st/6th battalion, the Devonshire Regiment. Husband of Emily Martin. Born in Okehampton in 1874 but lived in Holsworthy. Died 8 March 1916 aged 42.
S.J.SANDERS
53330 Private Samuel John Sanders of the 13th Coy, the Machine Gun Corps. Son of Samuel and Alice Sanders of Brandis Corner; husband of Eliza Sanders. Born in Bradford in 1877. Died 27 July 1917 aged 30.
W.T.SHORT
498412 Sapper William Thomas Short of the 423rd Field Coy, the Royal Engineers. Son of William and Minnie Short of Bideford; husband of Eva Short of Brandis Corner. Born in Hartland in 1883. Died 11 April 1918 aged 35.

 

 
 
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