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Sapper James William Bridges


On the 20th September 1944, 4 Bomb Disposal Company were in the process of rendering an enemy mine harmless when, at 13.20; it exploded killing eight men and injuring a further five. Sapper T. Bradshaw, Sapper J.A. Brady, Sapper J.W. Bridges, Corporal E.F. Brooks, Sapper N. Jolley, Sapper A.E. Martin and Lance Sergeant A.V. Maskell also died at this incident.

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  • 14527913 Sapper
  • James William Bridges
  • 4 Bomb Disposal Company
  • Royal Engineers
Son of John and May Bridges: Husband of Vivien Rosalie Bridges of Kidderminster. Died on the 20th September 1944. Aged 24. Buried at Kidderminster Cemetery. Block 8 Grave 1051.


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