(Henry) Harry James Bryant

Memorial: Wick - St Bartholomew's Church

Regiment: Worcestershire Regiment

Medals: British War Medal, Next of Kin Memorial Plaque 1914 - 1921, Victory Medal

Rank and number: Private 44976

Parents: William and Louisa Florence Bryant

Marital status: Married

Home address: Home Address: Grocer’s shop, Wick Lived: Carpenter’s Arms, Wick

Pre-war occupation: Publican

Date of birth: 1882

Place of birth: Wick, Bristol

Date of death: 20/02/1917

Buried/Commemorated at: St. Bartholomew Churchyard, Wick, Bristol and commemorated at Wick

Age: 34

Further information:

Harry was born in Wick in July 1882, the son of a grocer and the eldest of five children with two sisters and two brothers. Harry’s father died when Harry was 16 and Harry continued to help run the grocery shop with his widowed mother until he married Elizabeth Alice Bell, a miller’s daughter in 1912. Harry and his wife then ran the public house, The Carpenter’s Arms in Wick.

Harry served on the home front and his battalion, the 15th, (Transport Worker’s Battalion) was formed in December 1916 from skilled personnel unfit for field service. His battalion together with the 16th Battalion Worcestershires, was employed on transport duties in the south of England with their headquarters being at Swindon. Harry died at the Military Hospital Chiseldon Camp and the cause of his death is not known.

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This information has been provided by Sarah Hands, Volunteer Researcher for the South Gloucestershire War Memorials Web Site.
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