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Helen McCrory: Albert Lionel Bradbeer

The maternal great-grandfather of Helen McCrory OBE, English Actress and SSAFA supporter

Albert Lionel Bradbeer"My maternal Great Grandfather, Albert Lionel Bradbeer," Helen McCrory says, "Was buried alive in the trenches.

"He came home suffering from shell-shock or what would now be recognised as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). He was unable to return to the work he loved and died five years later.

"He was one of seven brothers Edwin, James, Charles, Robert, Ernest and Frederick Bradbeer all of whom were professional golfers and fought in The Great War.”

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