Regiment : 1st Battalion Worcestershire Regiment
Service number : 9796
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : 9th March 1917 aged 18
Buried : Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, France, Pier and Face 5A and 6C.
Relatives : Son of Anne Brazier, of The Stews, Broughton Green, Droitwich, and the late Henry Brazier
Memorial : Hanbury St Mary the Virgin Church
Also appears on : Hanbury War Memorial.
Credits : Bromsgrove Weekly Messenger researched and transcribed by Adrian Carter. Worcester Cathedral Roll of Honour books researched by Sandra Taylor.
Additional information on the memorial: Pte. Worc. Regt.
Bromsgrove Weekly Messenger, 14th April 1917:
Pte H. Brazier, 9796, Worcestershire Regiment. Son of Mrs Brazier, Broughton Green, Hanbury. Third son killed. Age 19. Formerly had seven sons in army, three now killed and one wounded.
A photograph of Private H. Brazier of Broughton Green, Droitwich can be found in Berrow’s Worcester Journal Supplement, Saturday 12th May 1917, available at Worcestershire Archives. There are also photographs of his 6 brothers.
Henry Brazier has no known grave, the photograph available shows his name on Thiepval Memorial.