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22679   Private George Bratty
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 30/12/2015
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 9th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 17/07/1916 (Died of Wounds)
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Summary      
George Bratty was born in Lisburn. The 1911 census record George as being married to Maria. They had two sons, Thomas and John. They were living on a “house ship” at Kilmore, County Down. The house ship seems to be a barge on an inland canal called “Primrose” a 58 tonne lighter. Private George Bratty enlisted at Moy, Co. Tyrone and served in 9th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. George died of wounds on 17th July 1916. Private George Bratty is commemorated on Lisburn War Memorial and Christ Church, Lisburn Roll of Honour.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: St Sever Cemetery
  Rouen, Seine-Maritime
Grave Ref: Grave A-30-10.
CWGC Casualty 514051
Summary      
St Sever Cemetery and St. Sever Cemetery Extension are located within a large communal cemetery situated on the eastern edge of the southern Rouen suburbs of Le Grand Quevilly and Le Petit Quevilly. If approaching Rouen from the north, head for the centre of town and cross over the river Seine, following signs for Caen. Follow this route until you get to the 'Rond Point des Bruyeres' roundabout (next to the football stadium), then take the first exit into the Boulevard Stanislas Girardin. The cemetery is 150 metres down this road on the left. If approaching Rouen from the south, follow the N138 (Avenue des Canadiens) towards the centre of town. At the 'Rond Point des Bruyeres' roundabout (next to the football stadium), take the fourth exit into the Boulevard Stanislas Girardin. The cemetery is 150 metres down this road on the left. If arriving on foot, take the metro to St Sever Metro Station, then follow the Avenue de Caen until you get to the Avenue de la Liberation, then take this road and follow this, which will become the Boulevard du 11 Novembre. At the end of this road is the 'Rond Point des Bruyeres' roundabout. Take the first exit from this into the Boulevard Stanislas Girardin. The cemetery is 150 metres down this road on the left.
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1 1911 Census lists Bratty family Lists George as living with his wife and children on an inland barge.
2 Christ Church Lisburn George Bratty commemerated on Christ Church COI Lisburn Roll of Honour
3 Friends School Lisburn Details of George Bratty.
4 Lisburn War Memorial George Bratty commemerated on Lisburn War Memorial