Private George Brackner
Sherwood Foresters Badge

Army Number : 13908

Battalion : 9th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

Born at Beeston, Nottinghamshire. Son of George and Sarah Ann Brackner, of 7, Broughton Street, Beeston. He was a lace factory hand. He enlisted 31st August 1914 at Nottingham. Went to Gallipoli 1st July 1915 and died 25th November 1915, age 20 of pyrexia (fever) due to trench fever at No. 26 Casualty Clearing Station at Imbros, Turkey.

Buried/Commemorated : Hill 10 Cemetery, Turkey. Plot 5. Row E. Grave 7.

His brother Sergeant William Brackner 1st Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment also fell in the Great War.

Hill 10 Cemetery, Turkey.
Photograph of name or grave not yet obtained.
Private George Brackner is also commemorated on the following local memorials:-
Beeston Lads' Club War Memorial, Beeston, Nottingham
St. John the Baptist Church War Memorial, Nottingham.