Bradburn Frank John

Died 21 March 2005 aged 92.
Joined the RN in 1927 and served until 1953. Petty Officer DSM TASI, TAS Division
Whilst serving onboard WANDERER as a leading Seaman HSD Wanderer found and sunk U-523 in August 1943
and U-305 on 17 January 144 – both in the North Atlantic. Was awarded the DSM by King George VI at Buckingham Palace.
Frank was Flotilla TASI onboard COSSACK from 1949 to 1951.
Due to leave the Navy in 1950 but was retained for an extra 18 months for the Korean war.
On leaving the ship Captain V.C. Begg – Captain D- offered Frank the manager’s job at a mineral bottling plant in Hong Kong; Frank declined.
IMPREGNABLE, EMPEROR OF INDIA, EAGLE, WOLFHOUND, BULLDOG, ASHANTI, WANDERER,
COSSACK 1949 -1951
PEMBROKE BARRACKS, OSPREY, ST ANGELO, NEPTUNE