Donald  Bradman's Memorial

Donald Bradman
(1908 - 2001)

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General Details

Name: Sir Donald Bradman
Nick Name: The Don
Gender: Male
Age: 92 years old
Lived: Thursday, 27 August 1908 - Sunday, 25 February 2001

My Story

Sir Donald George Bradman, AC (27 August 1908 – 25 February 2001), often referred to as The Don, was an Australian cricketer, widely acknowledged as the greatest batsman of all time. Bradman's career Test batting average of 99.94 has been claimed to be statistically the greatest achievement in any major sport.

The story that the young Bradman practised alone with a cricket stump and a golf ball is part of Australian folklore. Bradman's meteoric rise from bush cricket to the Australian Test team took just over two years. Before his 22nd birthday, he had set many records for high scoring, some of which still stand, and became Australia's sporting idol at the height of the Great Depression.

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A truly great Australian


Spouse's Name: Jessie Martha Menzies
Country of Birth: Australia
Country of Residence: Australia
City of Residence: Adelaide
Occupation: Sport
Marital Status: Widowed


Favourite Sport: Cricket
Favourite Team: Australia
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Place of Passing: Adelaide
Date of Passing: 25 February 2001
Cause of Passing: Pneumonia
Type of Funeral: Cremation
Place of Burial: Centennial Park Crematorium
Funeral Location: St Peter's Cathedral
Funeral Date: 1 March 2001

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