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7021600   Rifleman Arthur Desmond Bradley
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Dated added: 01/01/2016   Last updated: 10/07/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 2nd Battalion, Royal Ulster Rifles (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 01/10/1924
Died: 17/06/1944 (Killed in Action)
Age: 19
Arthur Desmond Bradley was the son of William and Jane Bradley. He was born in October 1924. Before the war he worked as a labourer. Desmond Bradley enlisted on 30th July 1941 in Omagh (underage). Rifleman Arthur Desmond Bradley was serving with the 2nd Battalion of the Royal Ulster Rifles in Normandy when he was killed in action on 17th June 1944 in Normandy.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: La Delivrande War Cemetery
  Caen, Calvados, 4
Grave Ref: Grave IV-F-10
CWGC Casualty 2339591
Douvres-la-Delivrande is a village 14 kilometres north of Caen. Take the main road northwards from Caen, the D7 to Langrune-sur-Mer. After about 12 kilometres, the War Cemetery will be found on the right of the road, a few hundred metres before reaching La Delivrande crossroads and its twin-spired church.
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Castledawson Memorial - World War 2 Panel Castledawson
2 Tobermore War Memorial - WW2 Tobermore
3 Castledawson Memorial Hall - WW2 Plaque Castledawson
Local Insitute / Local Book Details

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1 They Didn't Come Home - Castledawson - WWII 105
References and Links
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1 Castledawson War Dead Details of Rifleman Arthur Desmond Bradley
2 Facebook - Castledawson Review Rifleman Arthur Bradley including paybook
3 Photo of Rifleman Arthur Bradley's grave
4 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Rifleman Arthur Bradley's grave can be purchased here
5 Wartime NI - Arthur Desmond Bradley Details and photo of Rifleman Arthur Desmond Bradley
Magherafelt District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2014-2023