Edward Bryant

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Glasgow
  • Service no: S/9258
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • 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

Can you tell us more about Edward Bryant'? Some additional facts, a small story handed down through the family or perhaps a picture or an heirloom you can share online. Contact our curator...

THANK YOU for your interest in helping the Great War Dundee project. Please complete the short form below and a curator will contact you in the next few days.

    I am writing to: