Lewis Bradley (1886-1918)

An ongoing project to commemorate and research the lives of those who appear on war memorials and rolls of honour in the local area, who served in the military, or whose deaths were linked to conflict.

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

BRADLEY, LEWIS. Private. No 29/570. 12/13th Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers. Born Moldgreen, Huddersfield 28.12.1886. Son of Mrs Mary Iredale, 27 High Royd Lane, Moldgreen. Educated at Moldgreen Council School. Employed as a teamer by Messrs John Bray and Company, Rock Street, Huddersfield. Single. Enlisted 16.5.1916. Taken prisoner by the Germans on 27.5.1918. His mother received a postcard from him dated 17.7.1918, to say that he was in fine spirits. It was not until 8.2.1919 that his mother knew that he died in Langensalza Camp, Germany of pneumonia on 9.11.1918, aged 32 years. Buried in NIEDERZWEHREN CEMETERY, CASSEL, GERMANY. Grave location:- Plot 4, Row C, Grave 1.
ROH:- Christ Church, Moldgreen.

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