Gunner Edgar William Bright

Rank or Title

Date of Birth


Date of Death

15 Apr 1917

Service Number


Place of Birth

United Kingdom

World War I Address

77 George Street
United Kingdom

Place of Death

Middlesex War Hospital
London Colney
United Kingdom

Grave Location

Plot Z.K.40
Crawley Green Road
United Kingdom

Soldier or Civilian

  • Soldier

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.

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Author: KarenC

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