(Wilfred) Cyril Bridgeman
Memorial: Cromhall - St Andrews Church
Regiment: Bedfordshire Regiment
Rank and number: Lance Corporal 14938
Parents: Thomas and Elizabeth Ann (Nee Pick) Bridgeman
Marital status: Single
Home address: Home Address: Long Cross, Cromhall, Gloucestershire Lived: On the 1901 and the 1911 Census, the family lived in Cromhall.
Pre-war occupation: Gardener Domestic
Date of birth: 1892
Place of birth: Cromhall
Date of death: 08/07/1916
Buried/Commemorated at: Thiepval Memorial, France
His birth registration was in the name Wilfred Cyril Bridgman (no e), and the records seem to switch between the two spellings of the surname. On the 1901 and 1911 Census, he is recorded as Cyril, but the military records state Wilfred Cyril.
On the 1911 Census, Cyril was living with his parents and 4 brothers and 1 sister (three more surviving children were not living with them).
Cyril served with the 7th Bedfordshire Regiment and was killed in action on 08/07/1916.
By kind permission, this information is based on the following source(s):
Commonwealth War Graves Commission, Findmypast (Soldiers Died during the Great War, 1901 & 1911 Census etc), Researcher John Davis.