Lieutenant Norman Bradshaw






Lieutenant Norman Bradshaw was the Cipher Officer in 6th Airborne Divisional Signals. Having survived Normandy, he participated in the Rhine Crossing on the 24th March 1945, during which his glider crashed and all but himself and a few others aboard were killed. Badly injured, he was found in a ditch several days later by his Commanding Officer, Lieutenant-Colonel Bradley. The now Captain Bradshaw spent over a year recovering in hospital. He died in 2001. Copyright: Mike Bradshaw.