BRANSON, Walter Gerald

Rank: Gunner

Year of death: 1918

Date of birth: October 31st 1890

Baptised:5th May 1903 at Earl Heaton County of York (West Yorkshire Births & Baptisms 1813 – 1910)

Date of death: 9th November 1918 (Age 28)

Place of death:

Service number: 731514

Regiment: 72nd Brigade Royal Field Artillery
Territorial Force

Medals: UK Service Medals and Award Rolls 1914 – 1920 WO329.
Victory Medal & British War Medal

Cemetery location: Manor Road West Terrace Ravine 2.10

Where remembered?:
UK & Ireland Find A Grave Index (
St Marys Parish Church Scarborough
Olivers Mount War Memorial Scarborough

Biographical Information

Son of Walter Cummings Branson & Kate Louisa Branson
“Brocksholme” 69 Scalby Road Scarborough

Occupation : Clerk Newspapers (1911 Census)

Enlistment Place : Scotton Camp

Died of Wounds

Probate granted 14th April 1919
England & Wales National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills & Administrations) 1858 – 1966
“Branson, Walter Gerald of 69 Scalby Road Scarborough a Gunner in the Royal Field Artillery died November 9th 1918 at Bradford War Hospital  Yorkshire, Administration with Will 14th April to Kate Louisa Branson (Wife of Walter Cummings Branson) Effects £270 16s 8d


On CWGC headstone “731514 Gunner WG Branson Royal Field Artillery 9th November 1918 Age 28”

On family stone “In loving memory of our beloved sons Noel Victor Branson who died 31st October 1918 age 30 years –and there shall be no more death neither shall there be any more pain. Also of Walter Gerald Branson who died of wounds November 9th 1918 age 28 years. – In death they were not divided. Also of Walter Cummings Branson who died 20th April 1947 aged 85 years and his beloved wife Kate Louisa Branson who died 23rd Dec 1950 aged 85 years.”

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