1918-2008: Ninety Years of Remembrance

Soldier Record

Richard Henry Bridges

Contributed by: Naomi Webb, on 2008-11-08

Richard Henry Bridges
Rank
First Name Richard Henry
Surname Bridges
Year of Birth 1894
Year of Death 1981
Regiment Wiltshire Regiment
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.

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