Flying Officer Thomas Bolger Bradley

Service number 413338
Birth Date 03 June 1909
Birth Place Australia: New South Wales, Coonamble
Death Date 07 September 2003
Final Rank Flying Officer
Service Royal Australian Air Force
Unit No. 5 Squadron (RAF)
Place Coonamble
Conflict/Operation Second World War, 1939-1945
Gazettes Published in London Gazette in 1944-07-21
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1944-07-27
Description

Flying Officer Thomas Bolger Bradley enlisted to the Royal Australian Air Force on 17 August 1941. After a period of training in Australia and the United Kingdom, Flying Officer Bradley joined 75 Squadron and served as an observer and air bomber. With this unit, he served on many operational sorties against enemy-occupied Europe. On 21 July 1944, Flying Officer Bradley was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for his high standard of gallantry as an air bomber on sorties. He transferred to the Bombing Development Unit in mid-1944, and assisted in the testing of bombs and new technologies. Flying Officer Bradley was discharged on 30 May 1945.

Rolls

  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    No. 5 Squadron (RAF)
    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
    Rank
    Flying Officer
    London Gazette
    21 July 1944 on page 3412 at position 1
    Commonwealth Gazette
    27 July 1944 on page 1509 at position 3

Timeline

Date of birth 03 June 1909
Date of death 07 September 2003