Bradley, Rene

Regiment: Royal Canadian Air Force
Biography: Rene Bradley was born in 1924 in Drumheller AB. His parents were Paul and Celima Bradley, and he had 8 siblings. Rene’s older brothers Henry, Lawrence, and Nathaniel also served in WWII. As a child, Rene grew up in Drumheller and then moved with his family to New Fish Creek (north of Valleyview AB) where they homesteaded. During WW II he served in the Air Force, and in the late 1940’s he filed on the land W1/2 35-73-22-W5. He married Georgiana Lemay in 1951, and they built a house together and lived there until 1956. Then they moved to New Westminster BC. They had 6 children and 10 grandchildren.

Source: Where the Red Willow Grew pp. 415-417