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Bradfield, James Ernest (1923-1944)

Sherborne School, UK, Book of Remembrance for former pupils who died in the Second World War, 1939-1945.

 

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Credit: Sherborne School Archives, Abbey Road, Sherborne, Dorset, UK, DT9 3AP.

 

Details: James Ernest Bradfield (1923-1944), born 13 May 1923, son of Ernest Dixon Bradfield and Phyllis Ida Bradfield, of The Laurels, Longstock, Stockbridge, Hampshire.

 

Attended [West Haye?] School, Winchester, Hampshire.

 

Attended Sherborne School (School House) September 1937-July 1941; 6th form; Lance-Corporal in JTC.

 

WW2, Trooper, ‘B’ Squadron, North Irish Horse, Royal Armoured Corps (RAC). Killed in action in Italy on 28 August 1944, aged 21.

 

Commemorated at:

Montecchio War Cemetery, Italy, II. A. 11. Inscription on his headstone: ‘IN PROUD AND LOVING MEMORY OF DARLING JIM ALWAYS IN OUR THOUGHTS. MOTHER AND BETTY’ www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2381409/BRADFIELD,%20...

 

Stockbridge War Memorial www.warmemorials.org/search-grants/?gID=456

 

Sherborne School: War Memorial Staircase; Book of Remembrance.

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