Rank or Title
Date of Birth
Date of Death
15 Apr 1917
Place of Birth
World War I Address
Place of Death
Soldier or Civilian
Edgar William Bright was born in Leicester in 1879, only child of William Bright & Sarah Bannister Bright.
In 1911 he is living with his parents at 77 George Street, Luton. He is 32 years old & working for his father as a tailor's cutter. His 62 year old father is a tailor maker/outfitter at the family home. Edgar's 52 year old aunt, Ellen Barnard is also living with them.
No military records can be found for Edgar, but according to the CWGC he served in the Royal Field Artillery & died of pneumonia in Middlesex War Hospital on 15th April 1917.
He is buried in the cemetery on Crawley Green Road.