Gunner Horace Brassington

Gunner Horace Brassington was born in Heath Hayes c.1895 and was the son of Thomas and Mary Brassington. 

WW1 General Service & Victory Medals

WW1 General Service & Victory Medals

By 1915 the family had moved to Chapel Street, Heath Hayes and in November of that year Horace enlisted with the Royal Garrison Artillery.

After training Horace was sent to France and was in action for 18 months at Ypres and was later transferred to Italy. 

Horace was discharged in March 1919 and received the General Service and Victory Medals.

 

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