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22679   Private George Bratty
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 06/01/2021
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 about 1886. George went to Friends School in Lisburn. George was married and had three children. He was employed by the Inland Navigation Company. Prior to enlisting, he lived at 12 Barrack Lane, Lisburn. George Bratty enlisted at Moy, Co. Tyrone. Private George Bratty was serving with the 9th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he died of wounds on Monday 17th July 1916.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: St Sever Cemetery
  Rouen, Seine-Maritime, 4
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 commemorated on Christ Church COI Lisburn Roll of Honour
3 FindAGrave.com Photo of Private George Bratty's gravestone
4 Lisburn in the Great War Details of George Bratty.
5 Lisburn War Memorial George Bratty commemorated on Lisburn War Memorial
6 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
7 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Private George Bratty's gravestone can be purchased here
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