Born: 1889, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire.

Died: 1st July 1916; age: 27; KiA.

Residence: Ipswich.

Date of Entry Therein: 24th December 1914 – France.


Rank: Corporal; Service Number: 2031.

Regiment: London Regiment 2nd/12th Battalion (The Rangers).


Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.


Grave Reference:


Gommecourt British Cemetery, No 2.


Pas de Calais,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Mr. C.F. & Mrs. S.G. Bradford, of 38, Belgrave Crescent, Bath, Somerset.




1891   Bocking End, Bocking, Essex.


Sidney was 2 years old and living with his parents and sister.

Charles Frederick Bradford, 27, a Hotel Keeper – employer, born Cambridge, Cambridgeshire.

Sarah Gardiner Bradford (nee Sanderson), 28, born Cambridge.

Lizzie Maud Bradford, 3, born Cambridge.

1 billiard servant.

1 boots servant.

mother’s help.

2 general domestic servants.


1901   58, Tavern Street, Ipswich.


Sidney was 12 years old and living with his mother & siblings.

Sarah, 38.

Lizzie, 13.

Frederick Donovan Bradford, 8, born Bocking, Essex.


In 1911, Sidney’s family were living at The Waterloo Temperance Hotel, Princes Street, Ipswich. Sidney’s father, Charles was the Hotel Keeper and employer.


Sidney’s father, Charles Frederick Bradford was a Freemason, of the Prince of Wales Lodge, 959. Date of Initiation: 5th April 1904. He was a Confectioner, of 58, Tavern Street, Ipswich.


Soldiers’ Effects to Charles F. Bradford – father.

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