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  • Commonwealth wargrave headstone which states  Charles Bradley, is buried in Hooge Crater Cemetery, Belgium. 
Courtesy of Peter Gillings (Sept 2015 )
Person Details
Newark
Charles was born in 1887 at Newark and was the only son of George Alfred a merchants clerk and Kate Bradley of Stone Cottage, Newark. In the 1901 census the family are living in Farndon, however by the 1911 census they are living at 4 Stone Terrace, Newark, Charles is 14 years of age and a agricultural farm labourer. Charles emigrated to Australia and settled in New South Wales.
21 Sep 1917
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Private
Australian Army Medical Corps (AIF)
In 1915 while still living in New South Wales Charles enlisted into the Australian Army and served in 8th Field Ambulance, Australian Army Medical Corps. He served in Egypt and then served in France. He was killed whilst working as a stretcher bearer under fierce enemy bombardment on the night of the 21st September 1917 and he is buried at Hooge Crater Cemetery, Belgium.
a.k.a. ""C G"". Article published on 31st October 1917 in the Newark Advertiser :- Youngest son of Mr. George Alfred Bradley, 4 Stone Terrace, Victoria Street, Newark. A former employee of Ransome & Co., but emigrated several years ago. Enlisted at Liverpool, NSW, in the Australian RAMC and served in Egypt, then England, before going to France. Engaged on his duties as a stretcher-bearer on the night of Sept. 21st when German shelling began and he was posted missing.
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  • Commonwealth wargrave headstone which states  Charles Bradley, is buried in Hooge Crater Cemetery, Belgium. 
Courtesy of Peter Gillings (Sept 2015 )
    Chalres Bradley - Commonwealth wargrave headstone which states Charles Bradley, is buried in Hooge Crater Cemetery, Belgium. Courtesy of Peter Gillings (Sept 2015 )
  • photo shows Hooge Crater Cemetery, Belgium. 
Courtesy of CWGC
    Hooge Crater Cemetery - photo shows Hooge Crater Cemetery, Belgium. Courtesy of CWGC