BRAMPTON E Moore
Regiment : 1st Battalion King's Shropshire Light Infantry. Formerly 50257, Royal Army Medical Corps.
Service number : 20016
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : Killed in action on 9th October 1916
Buried : Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, France, Pier and Face 12A and 12D.
Birthplace : Born Sutton Coldfield, Warwickshire, resident Wolverley near Kidderminster, enlisted Birmingham
Memorial : Stourport Boat Club
Also appears on : Wolverley St John the Baptist Church WW1 Memorial with the information: Pte. Kings Shrops. L.I. Wolverley Memorial Hall with the information: Kings Shropshire Lt Infantry.
Credits : Researched by Adrian Carter.
Initial E. on the memorial is incorrect.
Mr. F.W. Brampton, “Abbotscroft”, Lion Hill, Kidderminster and of the Steel Stampings Company Ltd. Cookley has four sons in the forces. Private G.S. Brampton is with the Mounted Ambulance in Egypt. Private F.M. Brampton joined the K.S.L.I. In a desperate charge in September last year he lost his left eye and was wounded in the arm and leg. He went out to France again and made the supreme sacrifice on 9th October. Private C. Clifford Brampton, R.W.R. has been posted missing since 25th September. The fourth son, H.L. Brampton is a cadet at St. John’s College, Oxford and expects to get his commission in February. A later report states that the youngest son Lt. Harry Brampton was killed in June 1917.
Source for additional information: Kidderminster Shuttle 28th October 1916, Kidderminster Times 4th November 1916, Kidderminster Shuttle 16th June 1917.
Frederick Brampton has no known grave, the photograph available shows his name on Thiepval Memorial.