Major EDWARD JEFFRIES BRUFORD (photo added)

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Rank Major
Forenames EDWARD JEFFRIES
Surname BRUFORD (photo added)
Initials E J
Place of Birth CHEDDON FITZPAINE, SOMERSET, UNITED KINGDOM
Date of Birth Wednesday, 04 July 1900
Date of Death Thursday, 13 July 1944
Age 44
Nationality British
Residence or Entered Service From CHARMOUTH, DORSETSHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM
Service Number 36340
Force British Army
Service/Corps/Regiment Somerset Light Infantry
Unit / Ship / Battalion / Squadron 7 Battalion, Somerset Light Infantry (43rd Wessex Infantry Division)
Military Honours and Awards TERRITORIAL EFFICIENCY DECORATION (TD)
Place of Burial/Commemoration SAINT-MANVIEU WAR CEMETERY, CHEUX
Roll of honour
Grave/Memorial Location X. E. 8.
Previous Place(s) of Burial Unknown
Epitaph REST IN PEACE
Family Details SON OF ROBERT AND FRANCES MARIA BRUFORD; HUSBAND OF BARBARA MARY BRUFORD AND FATHER OF ANNE BRUFORD, OF CHARMOUTH, DORSETSHIRE.

Additional Information

EDWARD JEFFRIES BRUFORD and Barbara Mary Bruford on their wedding day
at Reading, Berkshire on 4th December 1943.

 

 

Barbara Mary Bruford and their daughter Anne.

 

 

 

Commemoration Scroll for Major EDWARD JEFFRIES BRUFORD.

 

 

Mentioned in Despatch for distinguished service certificate
for Major EDWARD JEFFRIES BRUFORD.

 

 

Cross grave marker for Major EDWARD JEFFRIES BRUFORD, 1940/1950s.

 

 

Grandson of Major EDWARD JEFFRIES BRUFORD, Robert Kwan,
beside his grandfather's headstone 17th August 2014.

 

 

References
1. Additional information and photographs, unless otherwise credited, kindly provided by Barbara Bruford, widow of Major EDWARD JEFFRIES BRUFORD via their daughter Anne Kwan, Daughter.

 

Acknowledgements and Credits
Source of original data: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Headstone photograph: Carl Shilleto
Cross marker photograph: Barbara Bruford, widow of Major EDWARD JEFFRIES BRUFORD via their daughter Anne Kwan, Daughter.
Individual photograph: Barbara Bruford, widow of Major EDWARD JEFFRIES BRUFORD via their daughter Anne Kwan, Daughter.
Additional photographs provided by: Barbara Bruford, widow of Major EDWARD JEFFRIES BRUFORD via their daughter Anne Kwan, Daughter. and Carl Shilleto
Additional information provided by: Barbara Bruford, widow of Major EDWARD JEFFRIES BRUFORD via their daughter Anne Kwan, Daughter.

 

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