Headstone of Joe Bradley (c1828-1864)

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Headstone of Joe Bradley (c1828-1864).


Joseph (Joe) Bradley was born in Manchester, England in c1828. His worked as a fitter. On 28 April 1858 enlisted in the 12th (East Suffolk) Regiment of Foot, 1st Battalion (Regimental No: 80). He became a Corporal. Joe died in Tauranga on 29 January 1864, aged 36. He was buried in Mission Cemetery (Otamataha Pā) where he has a ground plaque that reads: Sacred to the memory of Corpl. J. Bradley, K Coy., 1st Batt., 12th Reg. Died at Te Papa 29 Jan 1864, aged 86 [36] years. Text and photograph by Debbie McCauley (1 October 2016). Tauranga City Libraries Image Number: 16-236.

Note: Joe's incorrect age at death is shown on this headstone. He was 36 years old when he died and not 86 years old.

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Headstone of Joe Bradley (c1828-1864)

First Names:Joseph
Last Name:Bradley
Date of Birth:c1828
Place of Birth:Manchester, England
City:Tauranga, New Zealand