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Private George Bradley

Private George Bradley

Male 1882 - 1916  (34 years)

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  • Name George Bradley 
    Prefix Private 
    Born 16 Oct 1882  Derby Township, Grey Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Military WW1 - 75th Battalion  [1
    • "Killed in Action"
      During operations on the Somme Front, this soldier was acting as assistant cook in a soup kitchen which was situated in one of the communication trenches. While thus employed an enemy shell made a direct hit on the kitchen killing Private Bradley instantly.
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    Military WW1 -75th Battalion / 54th Battalion - Bandsman  [1, 2
    Military 1914  WW1 Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    WW1, Private, Bandsman, 75th Battalion / 54th Battalion 
    Misfortune 1916 
    killed in WW1 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-158319P 
    Died 18 Nov 1916  Somme, , Centre, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Buried Vimy Memorial, , Pas De Calais, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I158319  Generations
    Last Modified 20 Aug 2019 

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 16 Oct 1882 - Derby Township, Grey Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 18 Nov 1916 - Somme, , Centre, France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Vimy Memorial, , Pas De Calais, France Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1890] Military - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener Public Library WW1 Soldiers Card Index Soldier Information Cards - World War One.

    2. [S2443] Military - Canada, War Graves Registers (Circumstances of Casualty).
      George Bradley Death Date: 18 Nov 1916 Rank: Private Unit: 54th Battalion Service number: 138258

    3. [S1891] Military - Peace Souvenir - Activities of Waterloo County in the Great War 1914-1918.
      BRADLEY, GEO., Private, Preston, Enlisted 16-8-15, 75th, Transferred to 54th, Killed in Action 18-11-16 at Somme