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William Leonard Bradley

In memory of:

Corporal William Leonard Bradley

September 17, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

130048

Age:

29

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (British Columbia Regiment)

Division:

72nd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

April 7, 1887

Son of John and Mary Bradley, of Carrickmacross, Co. Monaghan. Native of Glasgow.

Commemorated on Page 57 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

II. F. 220.

Location:

Bailleul is a large town in France, near the Belgian border, 14.5 kilometres south-west of Ieper and on the main road from St. Omer to Lille. The Communal Cemetery is on the eastern outskirts of the town. From the Grand Place, take the Ieper road and 400 metres along this road is a sign indicating the direction of the cemetery. Turn down the right into a small road and follow for approximately 400 metres. The cemetery is on the right and the BAILLEUL COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION is at the bottom end.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames: Brabant to Britton. Mircoform Sequence 13; Volume Number 131829_B016722; Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 156 Page 151 of 906.
  • Attestation Papers
  • Attestation Papers 2
  • War Memorial– War Memorial, Merritt and Nicola Valley District, British Columbia.    The Cenotaph was unveiled on November 6th, 1921.  There are 44 names on three sides of the memorial representing those men who died during World War One.   A panel was added at a later date to include 18 names of local men who died in World War Two.  Inscribed:  IN HONOUR OF THE MEN OF MERRITT AND THE NICOLA VALLEY DISTRICT / OUR WELL BELOVED DEAD WHO DIED THAT WE MIGHT LIVE / GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS, THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS.
  • Grave Marker– Grave marker at Bailleul Communal Cemetery, France for Corporal William Leonard Bradley.
Image taken by Tom Tulloch 13 July 2014.

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