Original overseas unit were reinforcements for the PPCLI. Joined the Regiment in the field March 15, 1915. Wounded April 24, 1915 at 2nd Battle of Ypres. Struck off strength May 3, 1915. Invalided owing to sickness or wounds.
Son of Charlotte E. Darley of Carrick-on Shannon, Ireland, and the late Captain Henry S. Darley.
Religion: Church of Ireland.
Medal card of Darley, Frederick Bradshaw.
Left Prince Rupert for Victoria, BC to enlist there. According to reports he sent to Prince Rupert, he intended to return to the city and his employment with the bank when he was fully recovered.
Employed by Canadian Bank of Commerce who provided the following in their RoH:PRIVATE FREDERICK FARRAN BRADSHAW DARLEY. Born 13th September 1891 at Carrick on Shannon. Father Henry S. Darley, Captain Imperial Army (Deceased). Educated at Mount Joy School, Dublin, and Dublin University. Entered service with the Prince Rupert branch 11th April, 1913. Enlisted October 1914 to the 30th Canadian Battalion with the rank of Private. Transferred to the PPCLI February 1915. Principal actions: 2nd Battle of Ypres, April 1915. Dangerously wounded in the head, 24th April 1915.
Died of wounds 22nd November 1916.
*Note. Previous to his fatal illness Pte Darley had made what was considered a wonderful recovery from his wounds. He was discharged from hospital in Ireland on 3rd May 1916. He succumed to his injuries on the 22nd November 1916.
(Brother of D B Darley)