Jonas Alfred Brett

Name

Jonas Alfred Brett

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

12/04/1917
24

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Private
12035
Bedfordshire Regiment
6th Bn.

Awards

1914 /15 Star, British War and Victory medals

Cemetery/Memorial

ARRAS MEMORIAL
Bay 5.
France

UK Memorials

St Mary’s Church Memorial, Ware
Christchurch Memorial, Ware
Ware Town Memorial
Thundridge War Memorial
Not on the Little Hadham memorials

Pre War

Born 25th October 1893 in Little Hadham, Herts. Son of Thomas and Amelia Ann Brett. His father was a farm servant. He was Baptised on the 7th January 1894 in the Parish of Much Hadham, Herts. In 1901 they were living at "Armoury" near Sawtrees farm in Thundridge. In 1911 they were at Fabdens, Youngsbury, where Jonas is working as a farm labourer, and his father is a widower. The 1911 Census shows him living at Fabdens, Youngsbury, Ware, Herts, with his widower father, was now a widower and his occupation is given as Working on Farm.

Enlisted at Hertford.

Wartime Service

From his Medal Card we find he entered the Theatre of War in France, in July 1915. Where he was killed in action.

Acknowledgments

Maurice Charge, Stuart Osborne, Pat Bird, Malcolm Lennox