Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Private Lewis Thomas Bradley - 678776

According to his attestation papers dated February 16, 1916 at Toronto, Lewis Thomas Bradley, Box 9, Humber Bay, was born on June 23, 1885 at Sittingbourne, Kent, England.  He listed his wife, Annie Bradley, Box 9, Humber Bay as his next of kin.  He was a market gardener and had no previous military experience.  He was 30 years, 8 months of age and stood 5 feet 3/4 inches tall.  He had brown eyes, black hair and a medium complexion.  He had a scar through his left eyebrow.  He was a member of the Church of England.  

According to the 1911 census the family lived on Queen Street, Humber Bay.  Lewis Bradley emigrated to Canada from England in 1906.  His wife Annie followed in 1907.  It looks like his brothers Robert and George followed him in 1911.

A "Louis" Bradley is listed in the 1921 Toronto city directory as a tire builder living on the north side of Orchard Avenue, Humber Bay. 

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