Malvern College Second World War Casualty

Capt. Cave Bradford

House and time at Malvern: 1, 1928 - 1932.

Regiment: York and Lancs. Regt..
Died: 13 July 1943 aged in Sicily. Missing, believed killed.
Battle: Allied invasion of Sicily: July–August 1943. Cemetery: Cassino Memorial And Cemetery Panel 10.

Son of William James Bradford and Ethel Bradford, of Birklands, Clifton Lane, Rotherham, Yorkshire.
House Prefect.
1st Bn. York and Lancaster Regiment

Extract from unit war diary:
'Battle of Tenutella
13 July was the first day the Bn went into action (in Sicily) as a unit.
We advanced past Mellili Bridge towards Villasmundo.
Captain C Bradford put in an attack with 18 pl. No trace was found afterwards of Capt C Bradford.'

Unit war diary: WO 169/10310
Rotherham war memorial