WILLIAM BRACEGIRDLE 

William BRACEGIRDLE
Rank: Private
Service Number:24336.
Regiment: 1st Bn. Kings Shropshire Light Infantry
Died Wednesday 2nd May 1917
Age 26
County Memorial Knutsford
Commemorated\Buried Etaples Military Cemetery
Grave\Panel Ref: XIX.O.2.
CountryFrance

William's Story.

William Bracegirdle was born in Knutsford in 1891, one of seven children born to George (a labourer) and Sarah Ann Bracegirdle of Swinton Square, Knutsford. William was a milk-hand.

He joined the 1st Battalion of the Kings (Shropshire Light Infantry) in 1915 as Private no. 24336.
Brother of James Bracegirdle.

Researched and compiled by Tony Davies.