Bradley, Herb

Branch: British Army

Herb Bradley was born in Bury St. Edmonds, Suffolk, England in 1898. In order to join the British army, he lied about his age. Herb first served in World War I until 1918, then joined the British overseas force in India, where he spent four years. In the late 1920s, Herb and his brother Fred came to the Peace country and purchased E 25-72-8-W6. They farmed together for many years. Herb was known for his good housekeeping, even baking his own bread and canning fruit. Herb died in Wembley in 1977.

Sources: Lake Saskatoon Reflection p. 104; Along the Wapiti p. 411; see surname file (January 27, 1966 news clipping – returns to England)