Mount Bradford

Feature Type:Mount - Variation of Mountain: Mass of land prominently elevated above the surrounding terrain, bounded by steep slopes and rising to a summit and/or peaks. ["Mount" preceding the name usually indicates that the feature is named after a person.]
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: S of Skookumchuck Creek, N of Kimberley, Kootenay Land District
Tags: World War II
Latitude-Longitude: 49°52'54''N, 116°01'25''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 82F/16

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 3 Ocrober 1957 on 82F/16. Also Bradford Creek.

Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office

Named to remember RCAF Aircraftman 1st Class Gerald Ward Bradford, R178181, from Skookumchuck. Killed 11 July 1943, age 21 (circumstances not cited). Buried at Cranbrook General Cemetery, plot 20, block B.

Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office