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  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone marking his grave at Essex Farm Cemetery,  Belgium.
Courtesy of Murray Biddle
Person Details
Nottingham
He was the son of Samuel and Annie Brotherhood and the brother of George, Walter and Arthur (killed in action 26/9/1917) Brotherhood. In 1911 they lived at 91 Sneinton Road Nottingham.
In 1911 he was a tripe dresser (C. 1911) Store keeper (Army Records 1915).
21 May 1916
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159118 - CWGC Website
23153
91 Sneinton Road Nottingham
Private
2nd Bn York and Lancaster Regiment
He enlisted 21/8/1915 in Nottingham and joined his regiment at Pontefract, Yorkshire on 21/08/1915. He was posted to the 2nd. battalion on 10/09/1915 and arrived in France 16/12/1915. He was admitted to hospital with tonsillitis on 14/03/1916. After rejoining the battalion he was with them when they moved to the Ypres Salient. He was badly wounded and taken to the Essex Farm dressing station where he died. He was buried at Essex Farm Cemetery.
Following Brotherhood's death his mother received money owed by the army - 3/10d separation allowance and 3/6d pay.
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  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone marking his grave at Essex Farm Cemetery,  Belgium.
Courtesy of Murray Biddle
    Ernest William Brotherhood - Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone marking his grave at Essex Farm Cemetery, Belgium. Courtesy of Murray Biddle