Regiment : 10th Battalion Royal Warwickshire Regiment
Service number : 9174
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : Died of wounds on 10th June 1917
Buried : Westouter Churchyard and Extension, Belgium, Grave II. B. 9.
Birthplace : Ipsley, Worcestershire, resident Redditch, Worcestershire, enlisted Birmingham
Memorial : Redditch War Memorial
Also appears on : Redditch Bates Hill Methodist Church now in Redditch Emmanuel Church with the information: Private
The following information has been researched by Jillian Coombes:
On the 1901 census Thomas was known as Harry and lived with his parents David R. Bradshaw and Emily and his siblings at 4 Grange Road, Redditch. On the 1911 census Thomas Henry Bradshaw, (known as Henry) aged 20, born in Redditch, Spring Temperer, lived with his parents Reuben and Emily Bradshaw and his siblings at 25 Melen Street, Redditch.
The following information is courtesy and copyright of Katrina Webb:
Annie (maiden name Styler) was Harry’s wife. They married in 1914 and were only married as you can see for 3 years before his death in 1917. I know that my grandmother thought a lot of her first husband Harry and unfortunately they had no children. They apparently grew up together knowing each other from childhood, living in a stone’s throw as they say in old Redditch. Harry was transferred to sick convoy for trench feet on 28th November 1915. After 27 days of treatment he was discharged back to duty on 24th December 1915. On Saturday 16th September 1916 he was listed in the Bromsgrove, Droitwich and Redditch Messenger as being wounded, possibly during one of the battles on the Somme. Harry and other local soldiers who played their part in the WW1 have their names inscribed on an inlaid stone which appears on an external doorway of the Baptist Church in Easemore Road, Redditch as well as the War Memorial outside St. Stephen’s Parish Church and in the Redditch Ecumenical Centre at the Emmanual Church.