For Posterity's Sake         

A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project

 

In memory of those who have Crossed the Bar 

 

William Eric Bradbury, CD

 

Petty Officer 2nd Class, 26647, RCN

 

Born: 20 Dec 1934, Montreal, Quebec          Died: 16 Feb 1966, Windsor, NS

 

Buried at sea from HMCS Columbia 22 Feb 1966

 

Book of Remembrance entry

 

PO Bradbury had sailed with HMCS Skeena to repair a radar problem. En route home by plane, he became ill during the flight and died the next day at his home in Windsor, NS.  He was the son of Marcus W. and Dorothy Bradbury; husband of Helene W; father of Timothy J. and Tarin J. Bradbury; brother of Joan A. Rolls. He enlisted in the RCN 02 Sep 1952.

 

Ships served in:

HMCS SKEENA - TD to Skeena Jan/Feb 1966 to fix a radar problem

HMCS TERRA NOVA

Newspaper article on the death of PO Bradbury

Halifax Chronicle-Herald, Wed 23 Feb 1966

 

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