Regiment : 1st Battalion Worcestershire Regiment
Service number : 18884
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : Killed in action on 4th March 1917
Buried : Fins New British Cemetery, Sorel-Le-Grand, France, Grave VII. C. 19.
Birthplace : Milson, Shropshire, resident Pershore, Worcestershire, enlisted Tenbury, Worcestershire
Memorial : Pershore Abbey
Additional information on the memorial: Worcestershire Regiment
Surname spelt Bridgwater on Soldiers Died in the Great War.
Head Street. 1st Worcesters. Married a Turvey. Went out March 1917.
Additional information from Pershore Parish Records, Holy Cross, Film No 216/7, available at Worcestershire Archives.
A photograph of Private W. Bridgwater of Pershore can be found in Berrow’s Worcester Journal Supplement, Saturday 12th May 1917, available at Worcestershire Archives.
Trudy Burge has created the WW1 Pershore website to commemorate the men from Pershore who served their country from 1914 to 1918: http://pershoreww1.webs.com/