Norman Bradley (1891-1917)
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, NORMAN. Private. No 241938. 2/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Berry Brow, Huddersfield, 21.7.1891. Son of George and Clara Bradley, 61 Newsome Road South, Berry Brow. Educated at Berry Brow Council School. Had served his apprenticeship as a draper with Messrs Whitfield Brothers, Manchester Road, Huddersfield, and then worked for two and a half years at Brighouse Cooperative Stores. At the time of enlistment was employed in the drapery department at Honley Cooperative Stores. Attended both St. Paul's Church and Armitage Bridge Church and was a member of the Berry Brow and Armitage Bridge Conservative Club. Single. Enlisted 27.3.1916. Was accidentally killed on 3.4.1917, aged 25. Buried in POZIERES BRITISH CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 2, Row D, Grave 26.
- ROH:- Huddersfield Drill Hall; Armitage Bridge War Memorial; commemorated on his parents' headstone in Newsome Churchyard.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Private NORMAN BRADLEY
- regiment: Duke of Wellington's Regiment (West Riding)
- died: Tuesday, April 3, 1917
- age: 25 years
- record ID: 588530
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #588530)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #461577)