William Crane Brady

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: April 1900
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 7442
  • Rank: Bugler
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
  • Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion
  • Place of Death: Battle of the Aisne, Verneuill
  • Age at Death: 32
  • Date of Death: 17/09/1914
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: La Ferte-sous-Jourarre Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no:

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth: 23/06/1882
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 32 Catherine Street, Dundee
  • Occupation: Grocer
  • Mother:

    Ann Brady nee Clancy

  • Father:

    Patrick Brady

  • Siblings:

    Bridget (died in infancy)

  • Spouse:

    Isabella Cheape

  • Children:

    William born, 19.12.1900 Dundee, Albert born 22.10.1906 Edinburgh, Honoria born 12.08.1908 Fort George, Arthur born 26.08.1911 Cork, Ireland, Edwin James born 04.01.1913, Mullingar, Ireland and Margaret born 14.05.1914 Aldershot.

More about William Crane Brady

William originally enlisted with the H.L.I. in 1900 and was appointed Bugler 19 August 1901. His wife travelled with him during his army career prior to the Great War.

Additional information kindly supplied by Tom Reitz and William’s Granddaughter Mary Brady.

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