BRADLEY Leonard Robert
Conflict : WW1
Memorial : Eastham St Peter and St Paul's Church Bradley Memorial
The marriage of Lennard R Bradley to Gertrude E. Froggatt/Froggett is registered in the December Quarter 1915 under the Tenbury Registration District.
SS Umgeni left the Clyde in convoy on 7th November 1917 bound for Lagos. The convoy ran into bad weather and the ships became separated. SS Umgeni was never seen again but bodies and wreckage from the ship were washed up along the West coast of Ireland, the victims being recorded as drowned on 9th November 1917.
The inscription on the memorial reads:
IN LOVING MEMORY
LENNARD ROBERT BRADLEY
NIGERIAN CIVIL SERVICE
WHO WAS LOST AT SEA WITH ALL ON BOARD
THE S.S. UMGENI NOVEMBER 1917
AGED 41 YEARS
THIS TABLET IS ERECTED BY HIS WIDOW