Malvern College First World War Casualty

2nd Lieut Guy Bracher

Photo of Guy Bracher
House and time at Malvern: No 3, 1903 - 1907.

Regiment: East Kent Regt. (The Buffs).
Died: 03 July 1916 aged 27 in France. Killed in action near Albert.
Battle: Battle of the Somme. Cemetery: Aveluy Communal Extension F 42

Born 27th October 1889 at 2 Church Road, Ashford. Son of Henry James Bracher (Solicitor) and Marian Alexandra Bracher formerly Neale, of Church House, West Malling, Kent, and of Clock House, Lunton, Kent, and 33 Earl Street, Maidstone.
Upper IV B—Matriculation Class. House XI Cricket.
Occupation: Solicitor.
Corporal of D Coy, 19th Batt, Royal Fusiliers from 2nd Sept 1914 to 15th May 1915. 6th Bn. The Buffs (East Kent Regiment).

'Guy Bracher will always be remembered here for his splendid vitality: he was thoroughly keen and took a wholly unselfish interest in all that concerned the school. In his subsequent career he showed the same perseverance and activity. He received a commission in the Buffs (East Kent Regiment), and was killed in action.' (Malvernian, Jul 1916).
Biography at Wikipedia
Service record:WO 339/3610