Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch
Coagh - Those That Served
   Private Samuel James Bridgett
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Dated added: 01/06/2017
Last updated: 28/02/2019
Personal Details
Regiment/Service:
Royal Army Service Corps (British Army)
Date Of Birth:
20/07/1876
Died:
 (Survived The War)
Age:
Summary
Samuel Bridgett was the eldest son of James and Matilda Bridgett. He was born on born 20th July 1876 in Tamlaght, Coagh. The family lived in Tamlaght, Coagh before moving to Cookstown about 1893. Corporal Samuel Bridgett served with the Royal Army Service Corps (Military Intelligence). A newspaper article from January 1916 reports that Samuel was serving at Bulford Camp on Salisbury Plain. Samuel Bridgett would have been about 42 years when the war ended.
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1 1901 Census lists Bridgett family Does not list Samuel as living with the family at house 9 in Coagh St Lane
2 1911 Census lists Bridgett family Does not list Samuel as living with the family at house 4 in Coagh Street Lane, Cookstown
3 Brother - Andrew Bridgett Also served in the the war
4 Brother - William Bridgett Also served. Died in the the war
5 Findmypast.co.uk (subscription) Details of brother Alfred - killed in Boer War
Coagh & District in WW1
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