Remembered with honour Premont British Cemetery: Plot III, Row D, Grave 18.
He was entitled to the Victory and British War medals, and died in France. Unfortunately, Horace’s Service Record appears to be one that did not survive the World War Two bombing, neither does he have an entry in Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919.
Son of George BRACKLEY of St Leonard’s, Tring, Herts, and the late Emma (nee WALLIS) BRACKLEY; husband of Alice (nee HUMPHREYS) BRACKLEY of Cholesbury, Tring.
His parents married 1870 in the Aylesbury, Bucks, district. Emma died 1914 in the Aylesbury district aged 64; George died 5 May 1923 in Aylesbury aged 73.
Horace was born 1892 in Aston Clinton, Bucks, and baptised 8 May 1892 at St Leonard’s, Bucks. He married 1918 in the Aylesbury district.
He has an entry in the National Probate Calendar.
On the 1901 Census, aged 9 he lived in Aston Clinton, with his parents and four siblings. On the 1911 Census, a helper in the building trade aged 19, he still lived in Aston Clinton, with his parents and one sibling.
Unit8th G.H.Q. Reserve Mechanical Transport COmpany
Date of death02/12/1918
Age at death26
Place of death
- 1st S.W. Herts Scout Troop [in St Mary's Parish Church Watford] (4)
- Abbot's Langley Herts War Memorial (17)
- Aldbury Herts War Memorial (1)
- Aldenham Herts War Memorial (located in Letchmore Heath Herts) (8)
- All Saints Church Croxley Green Herts (12)
- All Saints Church Harrow Weald Middx (2)
- All Saints Church Hertford (1)
- All Saints Church King's Langley Herts (1)
- All Saints Church Leavesden Herts (31)
- All Saints Church Witham Essex (3)