Bright, R C
REGINALD CHARLES BRIGHT
Remembered with honour Assevillers New British Cemetery: Misery Chapel German Cemetery Memorial 6.
He enlisted in Bristol; was entitled to the Victory and British War medals, and died of wounds received in action, his death officially accepted as 28 March 1918. Unfortunately, Reginald’s Service Record appears to be one that did not survive the World War Two bombing.
Son of Louisa (nee SAUNDERS) BRIGHT of Watford, and the late Albert BRIGHT.
His parents married 1884 in the Lymington, Hants, district. Albert died 1907 in the Winchester, Hants, district aged 50; Louisa died 16 January 1926 in Watford aged 68, and was buried 21 January in Vicarage Road Cemetery, Watford.
Reginald was born 1894 in Lymington, and resided in Dorchester, Dorset.
On the 1901 Census, aged 6 he lived in Stoke Park, Hants, with his parents and two siblings. On the 1911 Census, a shop assistant aged 16, he lived in Eastleigh, Hants, with his widowed mother and one sibling.
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