The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Lance Corporal W V Bradley


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Lance Corporal Walter Victor BRADLEY, G/21503, 7th Battalion, Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, (formerly 37590, "D" Company, Glocestershire Regiment / 5361, Herefordshire Regiment), killed in action, Flanders France,  27th August 1918.

Born Llandrindod Wells, Radnorshire, son of Walter & Sarah Jane Bradley.


1911 Census - Tycerrig Tremont Road, Llandrindod Wells - Walter Wittington Bradley, head, age 43, married, house painter, born Clune, Shropshire; Sarah Jane Bradley, age 42, wife, married 18 years, 5 children, 4 still alive, born Builth, Breconshire; Alice Maud Mary Bradley, age 17, single, daughter, assisting at home, born Llandrindod Wells, Radnorshire, Wales; Lottie Elizabeth Anna Bradley, age 15, single, assisting at home,  born Llandrindod Wells, Radnorshire, Wales; Walter Victor Bradley, age 13,school,  born Llandrindod Wells, Radnorshire, Wales; Violet Gwendoline May Bradley, age 8, born Llandrindod Wells, Radnorshire, Wales; John Phillip Pargeter, boarder, age 21, single, school teacher, Radnor County Council, born USA, British by parentage; John Victor Walters, boarder, age 19, single, school teacher, Radnor County Council, born Shrewsbury, Shropshire; Charles Jeal, boarder, age 25, single, Linotype operator mechanic, printing, born Earlswood, Surrey; Soloman Tidman, boarder, age 70, widower, brickmaker, retired, born Pembridge, Herefordshire.


Enlisted 30th November 1915, Llandrindod Wells, Radnorshire, age 18 years & 5 months, height 5ft 5 inches, weight 112lbs. Resided Tycerrig Llandrindod Wells, Radnorshire. Formerly decorator.

Home 30th November 1915 to 5th June 1917; BEF 6th June 1917 to 27th August 1918.

Buried at  Peronne Road Cemetery, Maricourt, Somme, France.

NOTE: CWGC web site show rank as Private; Regimental History & Soldiers died in the Great War show Lance Corporal.

Soldiers died in the Great War show former Regiment as Herts (5361), CWGC web site shows Gloucestershire Regiment (37590)


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