Arthur Jesse George BRADFORD


BRADFORD, Arthur Jesse George

Service Number: 766
Enlisted: 14 October 1914, Blackboy Hill, Western Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 16th Infantry Battalion
Born: Plaistow, England, December 1895
Home Town: Bunbury, Bunbury, Western Australia
Schooling: London Orphan School, Watford
Occupation: Seaman/Sleeper cutter
Died: Killed In Action, Gallipoli, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 24 May 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave - Panel 56, Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

14 Oct 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 766, Blackboy Hill, Western Australia
22 Dec 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 766, 16th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
22 Dec 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 766, 16th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Berrima, Melbourne
24 May 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 766, 16th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

Son of Arthur and Gabriella Emma Bradford, L9 Ramuz Drive, Southend on Sea Essex, England. Later of Uganda, East Africa

His birth was registered in West Ham which included Plaistow in East London.

Births Dec 1895   Bradford Arthur Jesse G W. Ham 4a 90

When completing the Final Verrification Papers, his mother described herself as Nurse Bradford of Valkyrie Road, Westcliff-on-Sea.

In the United Kingdom, he is commemorated on the Southend-on-Sea war Memorial which is in Prittlewell Priory, Southend-on-Sea, Essex.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal