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Mansfield Nottinghamshire
He was the son of Arthur and Ellen Bradder of 26 Garden Road Mansfield, Nottinghamshire and the brother of Cecil, Jane, (sister in law) Grace, Arthur, Ellis, Ellen, Reginald and Dorothy Bradder. In 1911 they lived at 92 Victoria Street Mansfield.
In 1911 he was employed as a brewery bottle washer.
06 Nov 1917
24
842647 - CWGC Website
PO/85/S
Private
Royal Marine Bn Royal Naval Division Royal Marine Light Infantry
Sidney Bradder enlisted with the Sherwood Foresters but became one of 'Kitchener's Marines' who were transferred from the Foresters to the RMLI. Des Turner notes '600 RMLI transfers came from 2 regiments - 200 from the King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry (KOYLI) and 400 from the Sherwood Foresters. They were predominantly ex-miners and labourers, fit men wanted for their ability to dig trenches and tunnels. The 200 KOYLI recruits were transferred to Plymouth Division RMLI and were given service numbers PLY/1(S) to PLY200(S). This was also the case for the Sherwood Foresters 200 who were dispatched to Portsmouth where already 30 men were recruited and so they became PO/31(S) to PO/230(S). 200 remaining Foresters went to Chatham and were numbered CH/1 to CH/200(S).'
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