Richard Henry Bridges
Contributed by: Naomi Webb, on 2008-11-08
|First Name||Richard Henry|
|Year of Birth||1894|
|Year of Death||1981|
|Place of Wartime Residence||Wroughton, Wiltshire|
Richard Henry's Story
He was wounded at Gallipoli and as a result underwent more than 50 operations during his lifetime, resulting in one leg being about 3 inches shorter than the other one. He learnt to do beautiful embroidery when he was first in hospital and kept this up throughout his life.