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They made the Ultimate Sacrifice 


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


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


Newspaper article on the death of PO Bradbury

Halifax Chronicle-Herald, Wed 23 Feb 1966



In Service of Canada - RCN Peacetime Casualty Index