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Forrest L. Bradley

Biography

Forrest Lansdale Bradley (Feb. 9, 1888 – Jan. 1, 1919) was born in Fountain City in Knox County, Tennessee. Bradley graduated from the University of Chattanooga and was a Methodist minister before the war. He enlisted and was trained at Camp Gordon in Georgia at the beginning of 1918 before being shipped to serve in France as a Private in G Company of the 330th Infantry Regiment, US Army’s 83rd Division. As the United States was returning soldiers at the end of the war in 1918, Pvt. Bradley was hospitalized for meningitis. He died on January 1, 1919 and was initially interred  at the American Cemetery in Le Mans, France before being returned the United States and buried in Arlington National Cemetery in 1920.

 


Information

  • Rank:Private
  • Branch: Army
  • UT Major/Affiliation: University of Chattanooga
  • Hometown: Fountain City, Tennessee