Edward Bryant

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Glasgow
  • Service no: S/9258
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
  • Unit/Ship: 6th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death:
  • Date of Death: 22.03.1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Arras Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Bay 8

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Leeds
  • Address: 24 Wallace Pl, Lanark
  • Occupation: Clerk
  • Mother:
  • Father:

    George Bryant, 24 Baldovan Tce, Dundee

  • Siblings:

    Percy & William

  • Spouse:

    Helen Bryant, 24 Wallace Pl, Lanark

  • Children:

    Monica, born 29.09.1906

More about Edward Bryant

Edward has no known grave but is remembered on the Arras Memorial. Believed to be the brother of Pte William Bryant S/11569, 6th Battalion Cameron Highlanders, who was killed in action 26.09.1915.

Edward Bryant   S/9258   Seaforth Highlanders

Private Edward Bryant, Seaforth Highlanders, who had seen service in Mesopotamia, was a son of Mr G. Bryant, district manager of the Liverpool Victoria Legal Friendly Society, Commercial Street, Dundee.  He was formerly employed as a clerk in the Lanarkshire Middle Ward, Hamilton.  A brother William was killed at Loos while serving with the Camerons, and Ordinary Seaman Percy Bryant, Clyde Z/2616, who was at Gallipoli with the R.N.D., was discharged owing to wounds.

Dundee Courier 25th April 1918

Information supplied by Gary Thomson, additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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