Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Francis Henry Bradley

In memory of:

Private Francis Henry Bradley

April 9, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

77632

Age:

36

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

15th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

December 29, 1880
Burnfoot Donegal, Ireland

Enlistment:

November 5, 1914
Victoria, British Columbia

Son of William and Jane Bradley, of Corr and Dunavally, Moy, Co Tyrone, Ireland. Brother of Miss A. E. Bradley of Calgary, Alberta.

Commemorated on Page 206 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

NINE ELMS MILITARY CEMETERY (France)
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

IV. D. 3.

Location:

Thelus is a village about 6.5 kilometres north of Arras and 1 kilometre east of the main road from Arras to Lens. The NINE ELMS MILITARY CEMETERY is on the western side of the main road and about 1.5 kilometres south of the village.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping – Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping – Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • 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 97 of 906.
  • Newspaper Clipping – Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me. From the Annie Boyes collection courtesy of the Simcoe County Archives. http://www.simcoe.ca/dpt/arc
  • Newspaper clipping – CALGARY DAILY HERALD 7 May 1917
  • Newspaper clipping – CALGARY DAILY HERALD 7 May 1917
  • Grave Marker – Photo BGen G. Young 15th Battalion Memorial Project Team
		
 DILEAS GU BRATH.
  • Cap Badge – Cap Badge 30th Bn (2nd British Columbia Regt). Private Bradley of Calgary was originally a member of the 30th Bn before transfer to the 15th Bn as a reinforcement.   Submitted by Capt V Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Cap Badge of the 15th Bn – Cap Badge 15th Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada).  Submitted by Capt V Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Shoulder patch – Shoulder Patch 15th Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada).  Submitted by Capt V Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Vimy Cross – Vimy Cross erected by the 15th Battalion following the 9 April 1917 battle at Vimy Ridge to commemorate those who fell during the engagement.  Photo from the archives of the 48th Highlanders Museum, Toronto.  Provided by BGen (ret) G Young and submitted by Capt (ret) V Goldman of the 15th Battalion Memorial Project.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Vimy Cross – The Vimy Cross was returned to the  48th Highlanders after the war by the CWGC and currently rests in a place of honour in their Regimental Museum.  All the names of those 15th Battalion members killed during battle at Vimy Ridge remain clearly visible on the cross.  Photo by BGen (ret) G Young and submitted by Capt (ret) V Goldman of the 15th Battalion Memorial Project.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Record of Service – Record of Service Card (front side).  Courtesy 48th Highlanders of Canada Regimental Museum.  Submitted by 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Record of Service – Record of Service Card (reverse side).  Courtesy 48th Highlanders of Canada Regimental Museum.  Submitted by 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Grave Marker – Grave Marker – The grave marker at the Nine Elms Cemetery located outside Roclincourt, France. It is located about 5 kilometres from Canada's Vimy Memorial. May he rest in peace. (John & Anne Stephens 2013)
  • Inscription – Inscription   (John & Anne Stephens 2013)
  • Cemetery – Nine Elms Cemetery – The Nine Elms Cemetery, located at Roclincourt, France. It is about 5 kilometres from Canada's Vimy Memorial in France. (John & Anne Stephens 2013)

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