Private George Vernon Bradley

Private George Vernon Bradley

Army Number: 265526 (formerly 2515)

Battalion : 1/7th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

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Born and lived in Nottingham. Son of Thomas and Elizabeth Bradley, of 8, Lindum Grove, Meadow Lane, Nottingham. He enlisted at Nottingham and went to France on 18th August 1915. He was killed in action, on 1st July 1916, aged 19, in the attack on the German positions at Gommecourt, France, on the first day of the Battle of the Somme.

Commemorated: Thiepval Memorial, France. Pier and Face 10 C 10 D and 11 A.

Thiepval Memorial, France.

Private George Vernon Bradley is also commemorated on the following local memorials :
Loggerheads Public House War Memorial, St. Mary’s Church, Nottingham.
Victoria Embankment War Memorial, Nottingham.