Alfred Shields Bradney

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Bradney, Private Alfred Shields no. 1688.

30th Battalion 2nd Reinforcements.

“Alfred Ville” Shakespeare Street, Campsie.


Born in London, son of Samuel and Elizabeth Bradney.

Enlisted at Liverpool 17/6/1915, aged 40.


Church of England.

Next of kin, wife, Mary Ann Bradney, “Alfred Ville”, Shakespeare Street, Campsie.

Embarked from Sydney 17/12/1915 per HMAT A35 Berrima.

Returned to Australia 21/12/1917.

Died 1926.

Roll of Honour, Canterbury District

Australian War Memorial record available at: [accessed 29/07/2016].

Special acknowledgement

The foundation of the information on this page was copied from the prize winning publication Canterbury's boys :

World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe. This book is the culmination of 12 years (1988-2000) research by a team

of volunteers from Canterbury and District Historical Society led by Dr Lesley Muir. Without this team's effort and

dedication and the Society's willingness and support, this information would not be available today.


An uneditable version of the book [ Canterbury's boys : World

War I & Sydney's suburban fringe] is in the eBook section of this wiki. In the main section, there is an

alphabetical list of the 1,911 names in the book with a link to the biography copied from the book about each

individual. The alphabetical list is titled Canterbury's Boys list. The biographical files are editable, created

to provide the space for descendants, historians, researchers, etc to contribute any further information,

photographs, newspaper articles, memories, etc. they may have discovered so it is available for this and future



Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe. Edited by Lesley Muir. Campsie, N.S.W. : Canterbury

and District Historical Society, 2002