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Surname: BRADLEY

Forename(s): Samuel

Place of Birth: Burnley, Lancashire

Service No: 100753

Rank: Private

Regiment / Corps / Service: Royal Army Medical Corps

Battalion / Unit: 42nd General Hospital

Division: ---

Age: 27

Date of Death: 1918-12-15

Awards: ---

CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: 990.


CWGC Memorial: ---

Non-CWGC Burial: ---

Local War Memorial: EARBY, YORKSHIRE

Additional Information:

Samuel Bradley was the son of George Edward and Mary Hannah Bradley, née Kitch. George was born at Burnley, Lancashire and Mary at Chudleigh Knighton, Devon.

1891 Habergham Eaves (Civil Parish), Burnley, Lancashire Census: 1, Tarleton Street - Samuel Bradley, aged 2 months, born Burnley, Lancashire, son of George E. and Mary A. Bradley.

1901 Burnley, Lancashire Census: 11, Woodman Square - Samuel Bradley, aged 10 years, born Burnley, son of George E. and Mary A. Bradley.

1911 Earby, Yorkshire Census: 141, Colne Road - Samuel Bradley, aged 20 years, born Burnley, Lancashire, son of George Edward and Mary Hannah Bradley.

The British Army Service Record for Samuel Bradley exists but may be incomplete.

British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte Samuel Bradley, 100753, R.A.M.C.

British Army WW1 Medal and Award Rolls: Pte Samuel Bradley, 100753, R.A.M.C.

Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: Pte Samuel Bradley, 100753, 42 Gen. Hos., R.A.M.C. Date and Place of Death: 15.12.18. 52 Gen. Hos., Greece, Macedonia. To whom Authorised/Amount Authorised: Mother- Mary H. £22 3s. 0d.

UK, WW1 Pension Ledgers and Index Cards, 1914-1923: card(s) exist for Samuel. Name(s) on card(s): Dependant: Mrs Mary Hannah Bradley. Relationship: Mother. Address: 131, Colne Road, Earby, Colne, Lancs. Deceased. Dependant: Mr George Edward Bradley. Relationship: Father. Address: Boundary Lane, Hesketh Bank, Nr Preston, Lancs.

See also:
‘Earby in the First World War’ by Stephanie Carter, published by Earby & District Local History Society (2014).
‘Our Finest Crop’ by Steven Marshall, published by Earby & District Local History Society (2020).

Data Source: Craven’s Part in the Great War - original CPGW book entry

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Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record:

BRADLEY, Samuel, aged 27, R.A.M.C., son of Mr. and Mrs. Geo. E. Bradley, 26, Colne Road, [Earby], died from pneumonia, Salonica, Dec. 16, 1918.


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Private Samuel BRADLEY

Private Samuel BRADLEY

Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Royal Army Medical Corps

Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Royal Army Medical Corps

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Surname: BRADLEY

Forename(s): S

Country of Service: United Kingdom

Service Number: 100753

Rank: Private

Regiment: Royal Army Medical Corps

Unit: 42nd Gen. Hosp.



Died Date: 15/12/1918

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Craven Herald and Wensleydale Standard Logo

17 January 1919


Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Bradley, 26 Colne Road, Earby, have been officially notified of the death of their only son, Private Samuel Bradley, R.A.M.C., which took place on December 15th at Salonika from bronchitis and pneumonia. He was 27 years of age and unmarried. Private Bradley had been out 2 years and 4 months without a leave, and had enjoyed fairly good health. He received his training at the Royal Albert Hospital, London, and volunteered for Salonika. Before the war he was a weaver for Messrs. C. Shuttleworth and Co., Victoria Shed.


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