Bradford, George Richard

BORN HULL 28/12/1877. SON OF WILLIAM BRADFORD. HE MARRIED ON 28/06/1898. WIFE ALICE EDITH DIBNAH & SONS, GEORGE THOMAS (BORN 16/02/1904) & CHARLES HENRY (BORN 05/04/1912), LIVED AT 78 DAY STREET & THIS ADDRESS. HE WAS SECOND ENGINEER, ON THE TRAWLER ‘TERN’. LOST WHILE MINE SWEEPING OF THE WEST COAST OF SCOTLAND, ON 23/02/1915, AGED 37. HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN HDM 24/02/1919 &0 2/03/1915, WITH HIS PHOTO.* HIS NAME WAS RECORDED ON ST THOMAS CHURCH MEMORIAL, CAMPBELL STREET, WHICH WAS DESTROYED IN WW2. HE IS ALSO LISTED WITH HIS PHOTO IN THE DE RUVIGNY ROLL OF HONOUR RECORDS.*
PEOPLE ON BOARD FV TERN. On February 23rd, 1915, the British steel steamer FV TERN was wrecked off Whiten Head.
1. BOOTH, JOHN JAMES HENRY , Second Hand (no. 415SA), FV Tern, Royal Naval Reserve, †23/02/1915, Memorial: Chatham Naval Memorial
2. BRADFORD, GEORGE RICHARD (37), Engineman (no. 773ES), FV Tern, Royal Naval Reserve, †23/02/1915, Husband of Alice Edith Johnson (formerly Bradford), of 9, Gladys Terrace, Walcot St., Hull, Memorial: Chatham Naval Memorial
3. CARGILL, FREDERICK (31), Seaman (no. 2725C), FV Tern, Royal Naval Reserve, †23/02/1915, Son of Andrew and Helen Cargill; husband of Isobell Cargill, of 34, King St., Ferryden, Montrose, Memorial: Portsmouth Naval Memorial
4. DOUGLAS (42), Seaman (no. 4471/B), FV Tern, Royal Naval Reserve, †23/02/1915, Husband of Mary Shearer Douglas, of 4, Mill St., Montrose, Memorial: Montrose (Sleepyhillock) Cemetery
5. GREEN , Seaman (no. 1598/DA), FV Tern, Royal Naval Reserve, †23/02/1915, Memorial: Melness Cemetery, Tongue
6. SWANTON, JOHN JAMES , Chief Petty Officer (no. 137955), FV Tern, Royal Navy, †23/02/1915, Memorial: Portsmouth Naval Memorial


First name:
GEORGE RICHARD
Military Number:
773
Rank:
Engineman
Date Died
23/02/1915
Place died:
Sea
Age:
37
6 GLADYS TERRACE, WALCOTT STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK