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M/51511   Gunner John Bradley
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 29/01/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 19th Field Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery (Canadian Army)
Date Of Birth: 05/04/1907
Died: 24/02/1945 (Killed in Action)
Age: 38
Summary      
John Bradley was the son of John and Harriet Bradley. He was born on born 5th April 1907 in the Benburb area. He was one of at least ten children. His father and grandfather were farmers. John Bradley came to Calgary in Canada in 1926. Prior to enlisting John was employed by the Empress Hotel. John Bradley enlisted with the army in 1942, proceeding overseas in July 1943. Gunner John Bradley was serving with the 19th Field Regiment of the Royal Canadian Artillery when he was killed in action in Europe on 24th February 1945.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery
  Nijmegen, Gelderland, 3
Grave Ref: Grave XI-C-4
CWGC Casualty 2662742
Summary      
The village of Groesbeek is in the east of the Netherlands and approx 10kms south east of the city of Nijmegen. From the A73 motorway Nijmegen to Venlo take exit 3 (Afrit 3). Follow signs for N271 Mook. Continue through the village of MOLENHOEK and in the village of Mook turn left at the roundabout (CWGC sign for Mook War Cemetery) onto the Groesbeekseweg. Continue for approx 4.5kms and then turn left at the roundabout onto the Pannenstraat. Continue through the town where the road name changes to Dorpstraat. Turn left onto Burgemeester Ottenhoffstraat (CWGC Sign). After approx 100m turn right (CWGC sign) onto Zevenheuvelenweg. The cemetery is approx 2kms along this road on the right
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Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Moy War Memorial - WWII Moy
References and Links
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1 1911 Census lists Bradley family Lists John as age 4 living with the family at house 3 in Tullylearn, Moy, Tyrone
2 Canadian Virtual War Memorial Details of John Bradley including photos
3 FindAGrave.com Photo of Gunner John Bradley's gravestone
4 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Gunner John Bradley's gravestone can be purchased here
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