1918-2008: Ninety Years of Remembrance

Soldier Record

Herbert Bradbourne

Contributed by: JMW, on 2008-12-02

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First Name Herbert
Surname Bradbourne
Year of Birth 1898
Year of Death 1990
Regiment West Yorkshire Regiment
Place of Wartime Residence Leeds, West Yorkshire

Herbert's Story

At age 17 my grandfather joined the Leeds Pals Regiment and was posted to France. He was wounded at the Battle of the Somme and met my grandmother whilst recovering from his wounds - she was a nurse. My grandfather very rarely spoke of the war as the memories were so horrific. However, he would always observe two minutes silence on Remembrance Sunday to remember those that did not make it home.

"Lions led by donkeys"

"Lions led by donkeys"

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