BRADSHAW, John Robert
(Service number 6/3998)

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Date 17 September 1890 Place of Birth Dunrobin, Otago

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Winchester
Occupation Ploughman
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs A. E. BRADSHAW (mother), Mataura, Southland
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 10th Reinfocements, Canterbury Infantry Battalion, C Company
Date 4 March 1916
Transport Willochra or Tofua
Embarked From Wellington Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

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Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 17 September 1955 Age 65 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Sydenham Cemetery, Christchurch
Memorial Reference Block 61, Plot 36
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

John Robert Bradshaw was the son of John and Annie Elizabeth (née Wells) Bradshaw. Brothers Benjamin, George Walter, Matthew Bimson and Thomas Hughan all served in World War One. Matthew died in 1944 and is buried at Temuka, while Thomas died in 1968 and is buried at Dunedin.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [14 November 2016]

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