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22679   Private George Bratty
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 25/05/2020
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.
Further Information
George Bratty was born in Lisburn.
He went to Friends School Lisburn.
The 1911 census record George Bratty as being married to Maria Bratty. 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.
Medal card
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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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 Lisburn in the Great War Details of George Bratty.
4 Lisburn War Memorial George Bratty commemorated on Lisburn War Memorial
5 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
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