Branton, Robert (Bob)

BORN HULL 18/05/1887. KNOWN AS ‘BOB’. SON OF JOHN WILLIAM BRANTON (1855-1914) & ALICE TOPHAM (1859-1909). ONE OF ELEVEN CHILDREN.

HE MARRIED ELSIE FOSTER, IN HULL, ON 04/06/1911. HIS WIFE ELSIE AND DAUGHTERS, ELSIE AND IVY, LIVED AT 35A CAMPBELL STREET, HULL (HDM 07/08/1916). HE WAS FORMERLY A SHIP’S, BOILER MAKER. HIS FATHER IN LAW WAS MINISTER OF THE CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, HESSLE ROAD.
HE ENLISTED IN HULL. PROMOTED TO CORPORAL. KILLED IN ACTION, AT GALLIPOLLI, ON 07/08/1915, AGED 28.
HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN THE HULL TIMES, ON 11/09/1915


First name:
ROBERT (BOB)
Military Number:
10387
Rank:
Corporal
Date Died
07/08/1915
Place died:
Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey
Age:
28
35 , CAMPBELL STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK