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Brailsford, William



Regimental number: 1051324
Battalion / unit at enlistment: 243rd Bn
U of S affiliation at enlistment: no degree or certificate, but had been a student
Killed, died or wounded: wounded
Birth: 29 Sep 1885, Sheffield, England
College Building memorial: Second floor, southeast
Slide number(s): HR-2024, HR-2025, HR-2026

U of S attendance

Entry date College Left - date Left - reason Degree Degree - date Notes
1909 Arts - Emm        

Military service - attestation

Volunteer/drafted: volunteer
Attestation place: Prince Albert
Attestation date: 17 Oct 1916
Present address: Kinistino, SK
Occupation: Clerk in Holy Orders
Religion: Anglican
Age: 31 years
Height (inches): 65.50
Chest expansion (inches): 38.00
Amount of expansion (inches): 5.00

Military service - assignments

Group Type Location First known date Last known date Reason for end of assignment Notes
243rd Bn      10/17/1916    
196th Bn      March 1917     DuVal draft


Rank Date Notes


Wound type Date Notes
    not in RoS


Mother: Brailsford, Elizabeth
Mother's Address: 17 Glenalmond Rd., Ecclesall, Sheffield,

Non-military addresses

Address Occupation Earliest date Latest date Source Notes
Bresaylor  student 1909 1912 U of S Calendar
Langmeade  student 1912 1913 U of S Calendar
Neepawa    1928   1928 list
1928 list = "List of Students who enlisted during the Great War," U of S Archives. The list was completed after F. Underhill went to the University of Toronto in 1927; probably in conjunction with the Memorial Gates. Some of the addresses may be from an earlier date.


National Archives reference: RG 150 Box 1009 - 52
College Building list #: 221
Roll of Honour list #: 25
Roll of Service (1928) #: 102
Long List #: 102

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