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Stanton Hill, Sutton-in-Ashfield, Notts
Thomas Bradford was born in Stanton Hill, and baptised at Skegby on 26th November 1884 to parents Marsden and Sarah Bradford. Marsden Bradford was a Coal Miner and a native of Coleorton, Leicestershire. In 1911 Marsden Bradford and his family were living at Stanton Hill, Skegby, Notts. In 1906 Thomas Bradford married Elizabeth Fowler and in 1911 they lived at 37 Crown Street, Sutton-in-Ashfield. His youngest daughter May was born 26th June 1915, and baptised at St Mary's Church on 6th September 1915, when her father was recorded as a "Soldier, killed in action".
30 Jul 1915
928809 - CWGC Website
7th Bn Rifle Brigade (Prince Consort's Own)
His name is commemorated on the Menin Gate memorial, Ypres, Belgium
Notts Free Press - In Memoriam - 9th August 1918: Bradford - In Loving Memory of Rifleman T. Bradford, Crown Street, Sutton, who was killed in Action, in Belgium, July 30th 1915, aged 32 years. He left his home in perfect health, He looked so strong and brave; He little thought how soon he would be laid in a hero's grave. - From his loving Wife and Children, Mother and Father, Brothers and Sisters.
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