Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Frederick William Bradley

In memory of:

Corporal Frederick William Bradley

August 11, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

D/3130

Force:

Army

Unit:

17th Duke of York's Royal Canadian Hussars, R.C.A.C.

Division:

7th Reconnaissance Regt.

Additional Information


Commemorated on Page 256 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

X. G. 4.

Location:

This cemetery lies on the west side of the main road from Caen to Falaise (route N158) and just north of the village of Cintheaux. Bretteville-sur-Laize is a village and commune in the department of the Calvados, some 16 kilometres south of Caen. The village of Bretteville lies 3 kilometres south-west of the Cemetery. Buried here are those who died during the later stages of the battle of Normandy, the capture of Caen and the thrust southwards (led initially by the 4th Canadian and 1st Polish Armoured Divisions), to close the Falaise Gap, and thus seal off the German divisions fighting desperately to escape being trapped west of the Seine. Almost every unit of Canadian 2nd Corps is represented in the Cemetery. There are about 3,000 allied forces casualties of the Second World War commemorated in this site.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Fred Bradley– Fred Bradley, Photo taken by Norman James Anderson, his cousin, in 1944, when Fred visited Norman in Omagh, Co Tyrone, Ireland, the home town of Fred Bradley's maternal fathers family.
  • Photo of Fred Bradley– Two more images of the same photo of Fred Bradley, taken by Norman James Anderson in Omagh, Co Tyrone, Northern Ireland when Fred was visiting his father's family. Fred's father was born in Carricksmore, East of Omagh in 1876.

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