Biography of Shirley W. Bradfield

Company 3544, Camp F-35 Camp Manila, Manila, Utah

     Mr. Shirley William Bradfield, born in New Matamoras, Ohio. When he was seventeen he joined the CCCs in Xenia, Ohio on April 20, 1939. He spent two days there in reconditioning training and then traveled three days to his assignement with Company 3544, Camp F-35, Manila, Utah. He served there from April 26, 1939 to September 18, 1939. There he worked as a laborer and jackhammer operator building the Vernal-Manila road through hard rock ledges. The company also cleaned up thirteen other miles of mountainous roadways, maintained telephone lines, improved campgrounds and developed stock watering. At Green Lakes a mile of log worm fence was built. Road upkeep with the building of cattleguards, road elevation, digging of ditches, and work on the Carter Creek Bridge also took place as well as numerous smaller improvements and projects.

     Mr. Bradfield was discharged from the CCCs at Fort Benjamin Harrison, Indiana on September 25, 1939 with Satisfactory ratings for his CCC service and with an Honorable Discharge.

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See Also

Memorandum of Camp Rules, Company 3544, Camp F-35, Manilla, Utah

Pictorial Review, Company 3544, Camp F-35, Manilla, Utah

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