Regiment : H.M. Submarine E47 Royal Navy
Service number : J29416
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : 20th August 1917 aged 20
Buried : Commemorated on Plymouth Naval Memorial, Devon, England, Panel 21.
Birthplace : Malvern on 11th October 1896
Relatives : Son of George and Alice Bridge
Memorial : Malvern WW1 War Memorial
Also appears on : Malvern Christ Church WW1 War Memorial
Credits : Researched by Sandra Taylor
George Bridges, head, age 42, Carman G.W. Railway, born Upton Snodsbury, Worcestershire
Alice Bridges, wife, age 38, Laundress, born Durham, married 17 years, 3 children, all still living
Nellie Bridges, daughter, age 16, born Malvern, Worcestershire
William Bridges, son, age 14, born Malvern, Worcestershire
Albert Bridges, son, age 8, born Malvern, Worcestershire
Submarine E47 was lost in the North Sea due to an unknown cause on 20th August 1917.
William Bridge has no known grave, the photograph available shows his name on Plymouth Naval Memorial.