Private Harry Bradshaw

Service number 6223
Birth Date 1899
Birth Place United Kingdom: England, Worcestershire
Death Date 1917-01-05
Death Place France
Final Rank Private
Service Australian Imperial Force
Unit 9th Australian Infantry Battalion
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918

Private Harry Bradshaw (6223, 9th Battalion) was born in Atch Lench, Worcestershire, England, and moved to Australia at the age of 13 to work on his uncle’s cattle station in Queensland. Harry was killed while on a working party near Bazentin on 5 January 1917, just four days after joining the battalion. He is commemorated on the Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, France. His brother wrote that he was 17 and a half years of age at the time of his death.



Date of birth 1899
Date of enlistment 28 March 1916
Date of embarkation 07 September 1916
Date of death 05 January 1917
Date of fate 05 January 1917