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Howard Eldon Bradley

In memory of:

Warrant Officer Class II Howard Eldon Bradley

July 13, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

R/119875

Age:

23

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

458 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Born:

December 1, 1919
Weyburn, Saskatchewan

Enlistment:

July 28, 1941
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Son of William B. and May Bradley, of Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan.

Commemorated on Page 139 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

MALTA MEMORIAL
Malta

Grave Reference:

Panel 10, Column 2.

Location:

The MALTA MEMORIAL is situated in the area of Floriana and is easily identified by the Golden Eagle which surmounts the column. It stands outside the King's Gate, the main entrance to Valletta. The Memorial takes the form of a column fifteen metres high of travertine marble from Tivoli in the Sabine Hills near Rome, incised with a a light reticulated pattern and surmounted by a gilded bronze eagle two metres high. The column stands on a circular base around which the names are commemorated on bronze panels. The MALTA MEMORIAL, built on a site generously provided by the Government of Malta, commemorates those who lost their lives whilst serving with the Commonwealth Air Forces flying from bases in Austria, Italy, Sicily, islands of the Adriatic and Mediterranean, Malta, Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco, West Africa, Yugoslavia and Gibraltar, and who have no known grave. The bravery of the people of the island of Malta between the years 1940 - 1942 was honoured with the unique award of the George Cross.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Howard Eldon Bradley– Howard Eldon Bradley and his sister Maureen Walsh Bradley.
  • Painting of Howard Eldon Bradley– Remembered with love and pride.
  • Map– This is the location of the lake in northern Saskatchewan that was named in honour of Howard.
Bradley Lake is located at   Lat 59.46696320   Long -10608419050  or  UTM  N 6592549.245  E 438559.308  Zone 13.   It can be found on National Topographic Map 74-o-8.  This name was officially adopted on May 7, 1953.

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