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Captain Willis W. Bradley, Jr., USN (Retired), (1884-1954)

This page features all the photographs we have concerning Captain Bradley, Jr., receiving the Medal of Honor from President Calvin Coolidge.

For additional images related to Willis W. Bradley, Jr., see:

Photo #: NH 41628

Commander Willis W. Bradley, Jr., USN


Receives the Medal of Honor from President Calvin Coolidge at the White House in Washington, D.C., 1928. Bradley was serving in the Naval Reserve Section at the Bureau of Navigation, Washington, D.C. during this time.

Present are: (left to right)
Admiral Charles H. Hughes, USN,
(Chief of Naval Operations);
Secretary of the Navy Curtis Wilbur;
Doctor W.W. Bradley (Bradley's father);
and Mrs. W.W. Bradley (Bradley's wife)

U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph

Online Image: 77KB; 765 x 575 pixels

 
Photo #: NH 51552

Commander Willis W. Bradley, Jr., USN


Photographed in 1928, wearing the Medal of Honor presented by President Calvin Coolidge at a White House ceremony. He received the medal for "extraordinary heroism" following an ammunition explosion and fire on board USS Pittsburgh (Armored Cruiser #4), 23 July 1917.

U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.

Online Image: 51KB; 740 x 590 pixels

 
Photo #: NH 41630

President Calvin Coolidge
(left), and
Commander Willis W. Bradley, Jr., USN

Pose on White House grounds in 1928 after the President presented Bradley the Medal of Honor for his "extraordinary heroism" during World War I.

U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph

Online Image: 59KB; 765 x 550 pixels

 
Photo #: NH 41629

Commander Willis W. Bradley, Jr., USN
(center)

Wearing the Medal of Honor presented by President Calvin Coolidge on White House grounds in 1928.

Present: (left to right)
President Calvin Coolidge;
Commander Willis W. Bradley, Jr., USN;
Admiral Charles F. Hughes, USN,
(Chief of Naval Operations);
Secretary of the Navy Curtis D. Wilbur

U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph

Online Image: 78KB; 765 x 550 pixels

 
Photo #: NH 41632

President Calvin Coolidge
(center left)
and
Commander Willis W. Bradley, USN (center)

Shake hands on White House grounds after President Coolidge presented the Medal of Honor to Commander Bradley in 1928.

Personnel and family members left to right are:
Ms. Betty Bradley, (Bradley's daughter);
on Bradley's right
Admiral Charles F. Hughes, USN,
(Chief of Naval Operations);
Secretary of the Navy Curtis D. Wilbur; and
Dr. W.W. Bradley (Bradley's father)

Online Image: 75KB; 765 x 570 pixels

 
Photo #: NH 41631

Commander Willis W. Bradley, USN
(center)

Poses with family on White House grounds after being awarded the Medal of Honor in 1928.

Present are: (left to right)
Ms. Sue Bradley (Bradley's daughter);
Ms. Betty Bradley (Bradley's daughter);
Ms. Anne Bradley (Bradley's daughter);
Mrs. Willis Bradley (Bradley's wife); and
Dr. W.W. Bradley (Bradley's father)

Online Image: 93KB; 765 x 590 pixels

 


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To the best of our knowledge, the pictures referenced here are all in the Public Domain, and can therefore be freely downloaded and used for any purpose.



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