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Ernest Martin BRADLEY

Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressWendouree, Brigalow Creek via Miles, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinWife, Mrs E Bradley, c/o Mrs Bell, Bridge Street, Red Hill, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date2 August 1915
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name15th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 7 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 September 1919

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty in an attack. He handed his company with great coolness and ability, and broke the enemy opposition with a minimum of casualties. He led his men successfully to the final objective, and consolidated the position. He set a very fine example to his men.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 23
Date: 12 February 1919

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Cross, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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