William Brooks Bradford
Major General, United States Army
Brooklyn, New York - Military services will be conducted at Arlington National Cemetery in Washington at 2 p.m. Friday for Major General William Brooks Bradford (ret.), a native of Tallahassee, Florida.
General Bradford died in Rome, Italy at the
age of 68 following a prolonged illness. Born in Tallahassee in 1896, he
graduated from Virginia Military Institute in 1916, and was appointed a
Lieutenant of Cavalry in the Army in 1917. A graduate of the Ecole de la
Cavalrie in Saumur, France, he became an outstanding horseman and as a
He made his home following retirement in Asheville, North Carolina, Southern Pines, North Carolina, and Rome, Italy.
He is survived by his widow, one daughter,
a step-son, two sisters and five grandchildren.
Photo Courtesy of Russell C. Jacobs, January2006
BRADFORD, WILLIAM BROOKS
United States Army
DATE OF BIRTH: 03/15/1896
DATE OF DEATH: 01/12/1965
BURIED AT: SECTION 34 SITE 18-A
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
Posted: 25 August 2002 Updated: 28 February 2003 Updated: 14 December 2003 Updated: 30 October 2005