Private Robert Brady

Private Robert John Brady, 19th (Central Ontario) Battalion, Canadian Infantry. He died from wounds in France, aged 28, on the 12th August 1918 during the “Advance to Victory”. He had been born in Galashiels and was the son of John and Elizabeth Brady of King Street, Galashiels. He had served his apprenticeship as a painter and decorator in Gala before emigrating to the U.S.A. in 1910 He was working and living in Wabash, Indiana with his wife Victoria when he crossed into Canada to enlist in January 1918. He joined his Battalion in France in July but was wounded after only 2 weeks and died in the 5th Casualty Clearing Station, Crouy. He is buried in Crouy British Cemetery, Croy-sur-Somme. France. The photos shoe Allied troops advancing after the retreating German Army during the final 100 days of the War.

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