Son of William James Bradford and Ethel Bradford, of Birklands, Clifton Lane, Rotherham, Yorkshire.
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