John Bayliss Bradford

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Perth
  • Service no: S/11218
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 8th Battalion
  • Place of Death: Belgium
  • Age at Death: 21
  • Date of Death: 13/04/1918
  • Burial Country: Belgium
  • Cemetery: Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: XXVI.F.16A

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth: 1896
  • Place of Birth: Arbroath
  • Address: Wood Hill Cottages, Carnoustie
  • Occupation: Ploughman
  • Mother:

    Christina Kydd Bradford, Newbigging, Newtyle

  • Father:

    James G. Bradford, Newbigging, Newtyle

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More about John Bayliss Bradford

Private John Bradford died of wounds on 13th April 1918 and is buried at Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium. He is also remembered on the Carnoustie war memorial.

John Bayliss Bradford   S/11218   Black Watch

A Ploughman Killed.

Private John Bradford, Black Watch, has been killed in action.  He was 21 years of age, and a son of Mr James Bradford, ploughman, Woodhill, Carnoustie.

Arbroath Herald 26th April 1918

BRADFORDDied of wounds received in action, 13th April, Lance-Corporal, John Bradford, Black Watch, aged 21 years, fifth son of Mr and Mrs Bradford, Wood Hill Cottages.

Dundee People’s Journal 27th April 1918

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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