Sergeant Joseph Richard Bramer

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Army Number: 241789

Battalion: 2/6th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

British War and Victory Medal

Born at Retford, Nottinghamshire. Son of  Joseph William and Lucy Calow (formerly Bramer), of “Sunnydene”, Portland Street, Clowne, Derbyshire. He was a grocer’s assistant prior to enlisting at Clowne. Killed in action, 21st March 1918, aged 25, whilst holding the line near Noreuil, France on the opening day of the German Spring Offensive or (Kaiserschlact)

Commemorated: Arras Memorial, France. Bay 7.

Arras Memorial, France.

Sergeant Joseph Richard Bramer is also commemorated on the following memorials:-
Clowne War Memorial, Clowne, Derbyshire.

His brother Corporal Ernest Edmund Bramer, 1st Battalion Yorkshire Light Infantry, also fell in the Great War.