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Sapper Owen Ernest Braysher

Incident Report

29th October 1940 – Unknown Location

  • October 29, 1940
  • 29th October 1940 - Unknown Location



Incident. Sapper's O.E. Braysher, J.E. Brown and L. Fitchett died whilst dealing with a Category A bomb as the bomb was was being removed it exploded. The delay action on this fuse detonated after 15 ½hours.

Personal Details

  • 2072958 Sapper
  • Owen Ernest Braysher
  • 250 Field Company
  • Royal Engineers
Son of Ernest Charles and Ellen Caroline Braysher of Over, Cambridgeshire. Died on the 29th October 1940. Aged 20. Buried at Saint Mary Churchyard, Over.


    • MarkhamPA

      Hi Robin

      I will amend the entry as soon as I can, your input is very much appreciated. I that you are a relative.



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