GEORGE BRADLEY 1887–1959
Brother of Joseph
Born 8th August 1887, Radcliffe on Trent.
Baptised 23rd October 1887 at St Mary’s Church, Radcliffe on Trent
Married October 21st 1916 to Julia Trigg, age 23, at St Mary’s Church, Radcliffe on Trent
Son George K. born 1921
Radcliffe on Trent School Register
Admitted to Radcliffe on Trent school February 9th 1891
George was one of 12 children, one of whom died. In 1901, living on Station Terrace, Radcliffe on Trent with parents William and Harriet and siblings Bertie, 14, Hilda, 12, Tom, 10, Joseph, 6, Dorothy, 7, William, 5, Laura, 3, and Ann 1. George, age 13, was working as a gardener (not domestic).
George, age 23, was living at Winford Villas, Bingham Rd with his parents and nine siblings including Jack, 8, and Maggie, 6. George was working as a nurseryman gardener. House had six rooms. Father a jobbing gardener.
No definite information on www. ancestry.co.uk: There are two George Bradleys in the Machine Gun Corps listed in the UK, WWI Service Medal and Award Rolls.
Military Unit: Machine Gun Corps (source, Parish Register, marriage record).
Theatre of War: it is highly likely that George Bradley served in France and Flanders but we have no definite proof.
Medals Awarded: no definite information found. It is probable that he was entitled to the British War and Victory medal.
Pension Record Card
He was awarded a disability pension from 14th October 1919 until 6th December 1921 of less than 20% due to Furunculosis (carbuncle); a weekly pension of 5/6p (27p).
Military Personnel Address on 1918 Electoral Roll
Main Road, Lamcote Cottage, Radcliffe on Trent
Residence Belton Park at date of marriage. Belton Park, Belton near Grantham, was the training base for the Machine Gun Corps during the war. It is likely that George was training there at the time of his marriage in 1916.
Son George born June 1921. Three siblings died in 1918: Dorothy 9.2.1918, age 23, Laura 23.2.1918 age 20 and William 3.4.1918 age 22. It is possible that they died in the influenza epidemic.
From the 1922 Electoral Register
Address: 21 Station Terrace, Radcliffe on Trent
From the 1939 Register
Address: No.38 Council Houses, Cliff Crescent, Radcliffe on Trent
Household: living with wife Julia
Reason for inclusion on Radcliffe on Trent Roll of Honour
Lived in Radcliffe on Trent.