Ulmer Earle Bradley, Jr

Ulmer Earle Bradley, Jr

Birth
Blacksher, Baldwin County, Alabama, USA
Death 5 Jan 1944 (aged 22)
Germany
Burial Baldwin County, Alabama, USA
Memorial ID 16558285 · View Source
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Sergt. Ulmer E. Bradley, tailgunner on a British-based Liberator bomber, was killed in action on the return trip from a raid over Germany, according to a War Department notification received by his uncle, J. T. Bradley of Bay Minette.

Bradley's death was confirmed by the International Red Cross on information from the German government, the Bay Minette merchant said. The gunner had first been reported missing in action during a January 7 raid.

Parents in Blacksher
Bradley notified the flier's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ulmer E. Bradley, who reside in Blacksher, Ala., of the announcement.

The flier, who graduated from Baldwinn County High School and attended the University of Alabama enlisted in the Army Air Forces about two years ago and had been overseas since December. He was killed on his second mission over enemy-occupied territory.

Sergeant Bradley was a nephew of Maj. Gen. Charles L. Scott of Fort Knox, Ky.


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Son of Anne Scott and Ulmer Earle Bradley. In memory of our son who died in action in Germany January 5, 1944.


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  • Created by: Michelle Woodham
  • Added: 8 Nov 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 16558285
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ulmer Earle Bradley, Jr (19 Jan 1921–5 Jan 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 16558285, citing Steadham Cemetery, Baldwin County, Alabama, USA ; Maintained by Michelle Woodham (contributor 46636907) .