We remember Roland Boys Bradford

We remember Roland Boys Bradford

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Timeline

Timeline

1887
sibling George Nicholson Bradford Source:6631446 23rd April 1887
1892
birth Bishop Auckland, County Durham United Kingdom Source:6631446 Source:6990265 23rd February 1892
1901
location Millbank, Millbank Road, Darlington United Kingdom parents address Source:9212656 1st April 1901
1911
location 54 Penywhern Road, Earl's Court, London United Kingdom away from home address Source:6990265 3rd April 1911
1911
dates Age 19 Source:6990265 1911
1912
service British Army Second Lieutenant Durham Light Infantry 2nd Battalion Source:9531964 22nd May 1912 - 24th September 1914
1914
theatres Western Europe :1 Source:8516474 8th September 1914
1914
service British Army Lieutenant Durham Light Infantry 2nd Battalion Source:9531964 25th September 1914
1915
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:5178277 17th January 1915
1915
awards Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration Source:5519878 18th February 1915
1916
service British Army Lieutenant (Temporary Captain) Durham Light Infantry Source:8516484 15th June 1916
1916
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:8516484 15th June 1916
1916
awards Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration Source:8516488 24th November 1916
1917
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:8516486 4th January 1917
1917
service British Army Lieutenant (Temporary Lieutenant Colonel) Durham Light Infantry Source:8516486 4th January 1917
1917
dates Age 25 Source:8516488 30th November 1917
service British Army Acting Lieutenant Colonel Durham Light Infantry 2nd Battalion Source:8516474
service British Army Brigadier General General Staff Commanding 186th Infantry Brigade Source:8516488
marriage A M Source:8516474
1917
death Killed in Action Death recorded in the "In Memorium" section of the Times 14 May 1943. Source:5519878 Source:6990259 30th November 1917
burial Hermes British Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Pas de Calais France F.10. Source:8516488
sibling James Barker Bradford Source:8516488

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Roland Boys
Initials RB
Last Name Bradford,
Source 8537413
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
54 Penywhern Road, Earl's Court, London United Kingdom away from home address known 3rd April 1911
Millbank, Millbank Road, Darlington United Kingdom parents address known 1st April 1901
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Durham Light Infantry 2nd Battalion Acting Lieutenant Colonel
British Army Durham Light Infantry Lieutenant (Temporary Captain)
British Army Durham Light Infantry Lieutenant (Temporary Lieutenant Colonel)
British Army General Staff Commanding 186th Infantry Brigade Brigadier General
British Army Durham Light Infantry 2nd Battalion Second Lieutenant
British Army Durham Light Infantry 2nd Battalion Lieutenant
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914 Star with Clasp First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration
VC, MC British Award/Decoration
Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
George Bradford father
Amy M Bradford mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
George Nicholson Bradford brother 23rd April 1887
James Barker Bradford brother
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
A M wife

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Anne1202
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Anne1202
Medal Index Cards Transcription Yvonne27542
Medal Index Cards Transcription Yvonne27542
Medal Index Cards Transcription Yvonne27542
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Transcription Yvonne27542
Victoria Cross Recipients 1854-2006 Transcription Trevor321
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Trevor65535

External Evidence

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Military Cross Registers at UK National Archives Glen107
Wisden on the Great War, The Lives of Cricket's Fallen 1914-1918 Anna37431
roll of honour Database Epsom College Elizabeth2556
Hart's Annual Army List 1915 Keith133517

Multimedia

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Roland Bradford Myko59
Hermies British Cemetery Anne1202
Brigadier General Roland Boys Bradford, VC, MC (23 luc39051

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