Grave marker for Mark J.
Bradley in Section 42, Site 332 of the Fort Logan National Cemetery,
Denver (Denver county), Colorado.
Pvt Bradley's name first
appears in 508th records when the Hq 2nd Morning Reports stated that he
was attached to Hq 1st.
undated Draft Registration card states that he had just been discharged
at age 22 and was unemployed. Given that age the record should
date to 1944 and there is an apparent service break in his records
between 11 November 1943 and 16 February 1945.
In 18 June 1945 Pvt
Bradley re-enlisted at Pope Air Field, Fort Bragg, NC and was reunited
with his unit. However on 19 August 1945 he was transferred to the 513th
His headstone indicates
that he attained the rank of Sergeant First Class and fought in Korea
His military awards
include the Bronze Service Arrowhead device awarded for participation in
Normandy assault. Based on his headstone he also received the
Bronze Star Medal.