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Regimental number4658
Place of birthThirroul New South Wales
SchoolNew Lambton Public School, Newcastle, New South Wales
AddressColedale, South Coast, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, R Bradley, Coledale, South Coast, New South Wales
Enlistment date25 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 13 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularAwarded the Military Medal.
FateKilled in Action 31 August 1918
Place of death or woundingMont St Quentin, France
Date of death31 August 1918
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialPeronne Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row J, Grave No. 29), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Annie BRADLEY, Young Street, Coledale, New South Wales

Military Medal

'During the attack on RAINECOURT east of AMIENS on 11th August 1918, seeing the right flank of his Company held up by fire from two enemy Machine Guns this man went forward to investigate, and single handed bombed both crews, three of whom were killed, the remaining seven surrendering. With his section he carried forward two captured guns to the objective and used same on the enemy with good effect.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 109
Date: 15 September 1919

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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