Henry Stanley Bragg was born in Liverpool during 1899. The 1901 Census tells us that the head of the family was Thomas Bragg aged 42, a Self Employed Carter. His wife Jane Bragg aged 43 and their four children – John Bragg aged 17, who was employed as a Marine Engineer’s Apprentice. Ruth Bragg aged 12, George Bragg aged 8 and Henry Stanley Bragg aged 2 years. At that time they lived at 56 Claypole Street, West Derby, Liverpool.
Jane Bragg, Stanley’s mother died in April 1904. The census of 1911 records Thomas (the Father) aged 52 who was listed as brother- in – law and a widower, living with two sons George Bragg 18 and Stanley Bragg aged 12. They were at the home of Samuel Lyons and Mary Lyons at 4 Bartlett Street, Liverpool.
Little is known of their life in Bagillt, Flintshire, but at some time they did live at Gadlys, Bagiilt. At the time of Henry’s death in 1918 both his parents were deceased.
UK soldiers who Died in The Great War 1914- 19, accessible on Ancestry confirms the regimental details as listed on this page. It tells us he enlisted in Liverpool. This source provides us with his previous regiment and number and tells us that he Died of Wounds.
There is no Flintshire Roll of Honour Card for Henry Stanley Bragg at the County Archives Office, Hawarden. Details of his medals were obtained from ancestry.co.uk
He is also remembered on the North Wales Heroes Memorial Arch, Deiniol Road, Bangor, North Wales.