|Wilmot Henry Bradford|
|Died||March 14, 1914 (aged 98–99)|
|Place of birth||Storrington, Sussex|
|Place of death||Bournemouth, England|
|Years of service||1833–1881|
General Wilmot Henry Bradford (1815 – 14 March 1914) was a senior officer in the British Army.
He was born the son of William Bradford, Rector of Storrington, Sussex and educated at Eton College. His mother was the Irish traveller and writer Martha Wilmot, sister of Katherine Wilmot.
He entered the British Army as an Ensign in 1833 and spent much of his career in Canada. He commanded a battalion of the Rifle Brigade in the Crimea at the battle of Alma and the siege of Sebastopol and subsequently commanded The Royal Canadian Rifle Regiment. He was promoted Major-General in 1868 and Lieutenant-General in 1877.
He died at his home in Bournemouth in his 100th year known as the "Father of the Army". He had married Agnes Elizabeth Skeffington in 1903.
- "Wilmot Henry Bradford". http://www.holmesacourt.org/hac/4/8826.htm. Retrieved 12 January 2017.
- "No. 24508". 2 October 1877. p. 5458. https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/24508/page/5458
- "No. 24999". 26 July 1881. p. 3675. https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/24999/page/3675
- "No. 25596". 11 June 1886. p. 2799. https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/25596/page/2799
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