Captain J. Bradford, Royal Irish Regiment, later 2nd Tank Battalion,

Captain J. Bradford, Royal Irish Regiment, later 2nd Tank Battalion,

Code: 51952

£295.00 Approx $373.42, €345.03
 

Captain J. Bradford, Royal Irish Regiment, later 2nd Tank Battalion, who was wounded in August 1918, and was Mentioned in Despatches
British War and Victory Medals, with M.I.D. oak leaves (Lieut. J. Bradford.)

Condition  good very fine

OTNOTE

John Bradford, a native of Dublin, was born on 13 November 1882, and attested for the Royal Army Medical Corps on 7 August 1914. He was commissioned Second Lieutenant in the Royal Irish Regiment on 5 October 1915, and served with the 5th Battalion, attached to the 19th Battalion, Welsh Regiment, during the Great War on the Western Front from 10 February 1916. He transferred to the 2nd Tank Battalion as a Workshop Officer on 13 January 1917, and was promoted temporary Lieutenant on 1 May 1917. He was wounded at duty on 11 August 1918, and was Mentioned in Despatches (London Gazette 24 December 1917). He relinquished his commission on 1 September 1921, being granted the honorary rank of Captain.

Sold with full service papers.