Lance Corporal Bertram Stanley Wright

Rank or Title

Date of Birth


Date of Death

7 Jul 1918

War time / or Pre War occupation

Hat blocker


Wright & Giddings

Service Number


Place of Birth

United Kingdom

World War I Address

7 Butlin Road
United Kingdom

Place of Death


Grave Location

Bagneux British Cemetery

War Memorial Location

Soldier or Civilian

  • Soldier


Beds and Herts Saturday Telegraph , 20th July 1918
L-Cpl Bertram Stanley Wright

L-Cpl Bertram Stanley Wright, 202053, 1st Battalion Essex Regiment, died in hospital in France on July 7th, 1918, from wounds that he sustained in action two days earlier. He left a widow and a young son in Luton, and had served in France for 14 months.

His officer, Lieut Middleton, wrote to widow Margaret at 7 Butlin Road, Luton, to inform her that her husband wanted her to know that he had been injured in the left leg. Later, a hospital sister wrote to say that L-Cpl Wright was in a critical condition, followed by a second letter with the news of his death.

Before joining up, Bertram was employed as a blocker by the Luton hat firm of Wright and Giddings, he being a nephew of Mr Wright.

Born in 1890, Bertram was a son of Arthur and Clara Martha Wright, of 110 Ashburnham Road, Luton. His brother, Arthur, had been wounded twice in France and at the time of Bertram's death was in hospital.

Bertram had married Margaret Powell in Luton in late 1913. They had a son, Bertram Arthur, born in October 1916. Margaret remarried in 1924.

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Author: Deejaya

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