Regiment : 2nd/8th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own). Formerly 20301, Royal Berkshire Regiment, 96622 Labour Corps.
Service number : 51871
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : Killed in action on 27th July 1918
Buried : Commemorated on Soissons Memorial, France.
Memorial : Pershore Abbey
Also appears on : Pershore C of E School now in Pershore Working Men's Club
Additional information on the memorial: West Yorkshire Regiment
Resident and enlisted Pershore, Worcestershire.
Service no incorrectly given as 57871 on Commonwealth War Graves Commission. Medal index card confirms service no as 51871. Awarded the Victory Medal and the British War Medal.
8th West Yorks. Brother of Edward George Brant, father a wood haulier. Went out 20th August 1916.
Additional information from Pershore Parish Records, Holy Cross, Film No 216/7, available at Worcestershire Archives.
Trudy Burge has created the WW1 Pershore website to commemorate the men from Pershore who served their country from 1914 to 1918: