Alfred James BRADFORD

BRADFORD, Alfred James

Service Number: 6885
Enlisted: 4 June 1915, Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Driver
Last Unit: 3rd Motor Transport Company
Born: Maldon, Victoria, 1 September 1886
Home Town: Surrey Hills, Whitehorse, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Motor Driver
Died: Accident, Melbourne, Victoria, 24 April 1928, aged 41 years
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Memorials: The Shrine
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World War 1 Service

4 Jun 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 6885, 1st Divisional Train, Melbourne, Victoria
10 Sep 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Driver, SN 6885, 1st Divisional Train, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
10 Sep 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Driver, SN 6885, 1st Divisional Train, HMAT Malakuta, Melbourne
25 Oct 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Driver, SN 6885, 3rd Motor Transport Company

Family

Alfred is one of 11 children. His parents where William Bradford and Emily Mitchell. His Siblings were William Henry Bradford, James Harry? Bradford, Emma Jane Bradford, Albert Edward Bradford, Ada Bradford, Robert Arthur Bradford, Olive May Bradford, Rose Bradford, Lillian Florence Bradford and Herbert Lawrence Bradford. He then Married Elizabeth May Lowther who then then had Alfred Enos Bradford, Cyril James Bradford and Allan Albert Bradford.

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Biography

He had a good run in the war, but many hospital visits, due to cold weather, twisted ankle, broken ankle and a horse rolled on him in Egypt. But he came home! - Jacqueline Bradford

"BRADFORD.- On the 24th April, at Repatriation Sanatorium, Mont Park, Alfred James, loved husband of Lizzie, fond father of Alf, Cyril, and Allan, of corner Reef and Hornsby streets, Maldon (late A.I.F., late of Surrey Hills).    

In God's care." - from the Melbourne Argus 28 Apr 1928 (nla.gov.au)

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