Other names: Bertie John
Locations in this story: ShaftesburyFranceCalais Southern CemeteryLurmeer Street, Fontmell Magna, Dorset
Story: Bertie John Bradley was born in 1895 in Shaftesbury. He was the son of Albert E. Bradley, a horseman on a farm, and Fanny E. Bradley. At the time of the 1911 Census he was single, working as a Milk Carrier and living at 21 Lurmeer Street, Fontmell Magna. He enlisted as a Private in the Middlesex Regiment (Service No. F/561). He served in France and was awarded the Victory, British War and 1915 Star medals. He died on 27th February 1916 and was buried at Calais Southern Cemetery (grave id. Plot B. Row 3. Grave 17). He is remembered on the Fontmell Magna War Memorial, Shaftesbury.