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66192   Private James Bradley
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 05/01/2021
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 19th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 05/06/1899
Died: 11/04/1918 (Killed in Action)
Age: 18
James Bradley was the son of John and Teresa Bradley. He was born on 3rd June 1899 in Brackaville, Coalisland. He was one of three children. John Bradley was a flax dresser. The family moved to England. By 1912 they were living at 1 Mill Street, Cleator. James enlisted in the 4th Manchester Regiment in July 1917. He later transferred to the 19th Battalion of the Northumberland Fusiliers. Private James Bradley was serving with the the 19th Battalion of the Northumberland Fusiliers when he was killed from shrapnel from a German shell while working in a trench on 11th April 1918.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Hedauville Com Cem Extension
  Albert, Somme
Grave Ref: Grave F-29
CWGC Casualty 282547
Hedauville is approximately 5 kilometres north-west of Albert, on the road to Doullens. Using the D919 from Arras to Amiens you will drive through the villages of Bucquoy, Puisieux, Serre-les-Puisieux and Mailly Maillet. After leaving Mailly Maillet continue on the D919 until you come to a crossroads where you should turn right on to the D938 in the direction of Doullens. Hedauville Communal Cemetery is 600 metres further on the right.
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1 1901 Census lists Bradley family Lists James as age 1 living with the family at house 7 in Brackaville, Tullyniskane, Tyrone
2 Details of James Bradley Details name and listed as killed in action
3 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
4 North East War Mem Project Military History 19th N.F. 1914-18 Cooke pp152-1860 - lists James
5 Parish of Whitehaven Details of Private James Bradley
6 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of James Bradley's headstone can be purchased here.
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