EOD Bridge, John

John Robertson

Administrator
Staff member
  • SURNAME
Bridge
  • FORENAME
John
  • UNIT
Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve (Bomb Disposal)
  • RANK
Lieutenant
  • NUMBER
  • AWARD
George Cross,George Medal and bar,Kings Commendation for Brave Conduct
  • PLACE
England 1940 (GM) England 1941 (KCBC) England 1942 (barGM) Sicily 1943 (GC)
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
born 5.2.1915 Culcheth,near Warrington,Lancashire
son of Joseph and Mary Bridge,Culcheth,Lancashire
educated Leigh Grammar School
graduated King's College,London
science master,Firth Park Secondary School,Sheffield
commissioned 13.6.1940 RNVR
Lt Commander 1944
science master,Firth Park Secondary School 1946
Assistant Education Officer,Southport 1947
Director of Education,Sunderland Borough Council 1963
retired 1976
author of wartime memoirs "Trip to Nijmegen"
married Jean Patterson 1945 (died 2006)
died 14.12.2006
 
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