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A Hero of Normandy
ROBERT WILLIAM BRADLEY was born on 28 August 1924 in Edmonton, Alberta and died in battle outside the small French commune of Cussy during OPERATION CHARNWOOD, the recapture of Caen, Normandy on 08 July 1944, just one month after the landings.

Originally buried within the limits of the town, his remains were reburied and laid to rest at the Beny-Sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery in Calvados, France.
A timekeeper for the construction company Bechtel, Price & Callahan in Edmonton, Robert Bradley enlisted as a member of the 33rd Company, Canadian Dental Corps, following in his father’s footsteps. By October of that year, Private Bradley had transferred to the 1st Battalion of the Canadian Scottish Regiment and continued his training as an Infantry Signaler.
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