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Full Name
William Ramsay Bradnam
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
William Ramsay
Surname
Bradnam
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
29869
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Labourer
Next of Kin
Mrs N. Bradnam (wife), Warkworth, North Auckland, New Zealand
Marital Status
Married
Enlistment Address
Warkworth, North Auckland, New Zealand
Military District
Warkworth
Body on Embarkation
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF), 4th Reinforcements
Embarkation Unit
Infantry Reinforcements
Embarkation Date
November 1940-February 1941
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Destination
Egypt
Nominal Roll Number
WW2 3
Page on Nominal Roll
WW2 51
Campaigns
Western Desert
Last Unit Served
24 Infantry Battalion
Place of Death
Western Desert
Date of Death
25 November 1941
Age at Death
33
Year of Death
1941
Memorial Name
  • Alamein Memorial, El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt
  • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories
  • Roll of Honour, Warkworth RSA, 1939 - 1945, Warkworth
  • Roll of Honour, Warkworth RSA, 1939 - 1945, wood inlay, Warkworth
  • Roll of Honour, Warkworth RSA, 1939 - 1945, wood inlay, Puhoi, Kaipara Flats, Matakana, Leigh
Memorial Reference
Column 102.
Biographical Notes
William Bradnam was the son of Edwin James Bradnam and Jessie Bradnam, of Navua, Fiji; husband of Nancy Leslie Bradnam, of Warkworth, Auckland, New Zealand.
Description of Image
  • Portrait, displayed in the RSA Warkworth January 2012
  • Roll of Honour, Warkworth RSA, 1939 - 1945 (photo J. Halpin 2013)
  • Roll of Honour, Warkworth RSA, 1939 - 1945, wood inlay (J. Halpin January 2013)
  • Roll of Honour, Warkworth RSA, 1939 - 1945, wood inlay, Puhoi, Kaipara Flats, Matakana, Leigh (photo J Halpin January 2013
  • View in situ, Rolls of Honour, portraits in the RSA Warkworth (photo J Halpin, January 2012)
  • View, Warkworth RSA (photo J. Halpin January 2013)
Sources Used
  • Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139.
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941)
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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