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77632   Private Francis Henry Bradley
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 04/01/2021
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 15th Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Canadian Army)
Date Of Birth: 29/12/1880
Died: 09/04/1917 (Killed in Action)
Age: 28
Francis Henry Bradley emigrated to Canada where he worked as a surveyor’s axeman. Francis enlisted on 5th November 1914 at Victoria. Private Francis Henry Bradley was with the 15th Battalion Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment) when he died on 9th April 1917. Francis was one of three brothers who died in the Great War
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Nine Elms British Cemetery
  Poperinghe, West-Vlaanderen, 2
Grave Ref: Grave IV-D-3
CWGC Casualty 297023
Nine Elms British Cemetery is located west of Poperinge on the Helleketelweg, a road leading from the N33 Poperinge ring road. From Ieper follow the signs to Poperinge. At the traffic lights at the end of the expressway turn left onto the Poperinge ring road, the Europalaan. Follow the ring road to the roundabout and take the second exit. At the next roundabout take the second exit, follow the ring road and take the first turning on the left, the Helleketelweg. The cemetery is along here on the left.
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Moy War Memorial - WWI Moy
Local Institute / Local Book Details

No Name Page
1 Armagh Dead in the Great War 19
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists Bradley family Lists Francis as age 11 living at house 12 in High Street, Londonderry
2 1911 Census lists Bradley family Does not list Francis as living at house 30 in Corr and Dunavally, Charlemont, Armagh
3 Canadian Great War Project Details of Private Francis Henry Bradley
4 Canadian Virtual War Memorial Details of Francis Bradley including photos
5 Circumstances of Death Registers Details of Private Francis Henry Bradley's death
6 Francis Bradley Attestation Papers Canadian Military documents (39 no.)
7 Lance Corporal Roland Bradley Brother of Francis Bradley, died in airplane crash
8 Leading Stoker Frederick Bradley Brother of Francis Bradley, died in submarine
9 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Francis Bradley's headstone can be purchased here.
Dungannon District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2015-2023