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BRADLEY, Richard

RANK: PRIVATE SERIAL NO: 34016
UNIT: ‘F’ COY 3rd OTAGO INFANTRY BRIGADE
BORN: 28/06/1896 - NELSON, LANCASHIRE, ENGLAND
DIED: 28/04/1918 KILLED IN ACTION
PLACE: SOMME, FRANCE
SINGLE: RELIGION: PRESBYTERIAN
WIFE:
PARENTS: W. H. BRADLEY (father), WAIPUKURAU.
SIBLINGS:
NEXT OF KIN: William Henry BRADLEY (father), WAIPUKURAU
OCCUPATION: GASFITTER
EMPLOYER: GISBORNE GAS CO.
LAST NZ ADDRESS: C/- GAS CO., GISBORNE
HEIGHT: 5’ 10” WEIGHT: 11st. 7lb. CHEST: 34½”
COMP: DARK EYES: BROWN HAIR: BROWN
EDUCATION: PASSED FOURTH EDUCATIONAL STANDARD
GRAVE/MEMORIAL: EUSTON ROAD BRITISH CEMETERY
COLINCAMPS, FRANCE
ENLISTED: TRENTHAM DATE: 16/09/1916
MAIN BODY: REINFORCEMENT: 21st
MILITARY RECORD:
16/09/1916. POSTED TO 4th COMPANY 21st REINFORCEMENTS, TRENTHAM.
19/01/1917. LEFT WELLINGTON ON HMNZT 75 ‘WAITEMATA’.
25/03/1917. DISEMBARKED DEVONPORT, U.K.
02/05/1917. MARCHED OUT TO CODFORD.
28/05/1917. PROCEEDED OVERSEAS (FRANCE).
09/06/1917. REPORTED WOUNDED IN ACTION (GUNSHOT WOUND LEFT LEG).
23/06/1917. ADMITTED No. CASUALTY CLEARING STATION.
24/06/1917. ADMITTED No.2 AUSTRALIAN FIELD HOSPITAL.
12/07/1917. TRANSFERRED No.1 CONVALESCENCE DEPOT, FRANCE.
18/07/1917. ATTACHED 3rd BATTALION OTAGO REGIMENT AT BASE DEPOT.
26/07/1917. ADMITTED HOSPITAL FRANCE, MILD GUNSHOT WOUND LEFT BUTTOCK.
05/08/1917. TRANSFERRED TO No.5 CONVALESCENCE DEPOT, FRANCE.
24/08/1917. DISCHARGED TO BASE DEPOT, FRANCE.
08/10/1917. REJOINED BATTALION AT BASE.
08/02/1918. ATTACHED DUTY XX11 CORPS NZ DIVISION WING.
09/02/1918. REJOINED BATTALION, POSTED TO 14th COMPANY.
28/04/1918. KILLED IN ACTION, SOMME FRANCE.
AWARDED: BRITISH WAR MEDAL, VICTORY MEDAL.