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Alexander Bradshaw

In memory of:

Private Alexander Bradshaw

March 31, 1917
Dannes Camiers, France

Military Service


Service Number:

121803

Age:

37

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

22nd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

December 8, 1879
Terrebonne, Quebec

Enlistment:

March 9, 1916
Montréal, Quebec

Baptized Marie-Antoine-Alexandre Bradshaw. Son of Jean-Baptiste-Napoléon Bradshaw and Sophie Brière (deceased in 1906). His father remarried to Mélina Lapointe in 1908 and he lived in Terrebonne. Alexandre stated being born in Montréal when he enlisted.

Alexandre was severely wounded to the head on 21 March 1918, in the trenches of « La Folie », North-West of Vimy, and was evacuated the same day. He died of his wounds ten days later at No. 22 General Hospital in Dannes Camiers, near Étaples.

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

XXII. D. II.

Location:

Etaples is a town about 27 kilometres south of Boulogne. The Etaples Military Cemetery is to the north of the town, on the west side of the road to Boulogne.

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 155
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  • Grave marker– Grave marker

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