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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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.
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.