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Morris Moss Bright "Morry"

Born:
23 Av 5650 (09 August 1890)
Died:
1 Tevet 5726 (24 December 1965)

Basic Information

Unique reference:
BRI0257
Gender:
Male

Birth

Date of birth:
23 Av 5650 (09 August 1890)
Place of birth:
Poplar, East End

Death

Date of death:
1 Tevet 5726 (24 December 1965)
Died in combat?:
No
Place of death:
Hammersmith Hospital
Cause of death:
Illness
Burial place:
Western Jewish Cemetery, Edmonton

Places

Other Organisations

Name:
Association of Jewish Ex Servicemen (AJEX)
Significance:
President
Name:
Royal Navy
Date:
1905
Significance:
Signed up as a boy entrant and placed on the HMS Granger

Synagogues

Name:
Great Synagogue, London
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Website about his family and life created by Grandson Simon Silver

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Family

Spouse

Gertrude Wisberg "Gertie" (female)
Other surname / Maiden name:
Bright
Place of marriage:
Great Synagogue, 1918
Country of marriage:
London

Children

Cecil Bright (male)
Jule Bright (male)
Minnie Silver (female)
Burly Bright (male)

Siblings

Hilda Bright (female)
Rose Bright (female)
Bertha Bright (female)
Hettie Bright (female)
Daniel Bright (male)

Parents

Father: Samuel Bright (male)
Mother: Annie Rosenthal "Booba" (female)

Homefront

Military Record

Military service:
Royal Navy
Date enlisted/conscripted:
1914
Rank at discharge/death:
Lieutenant (Officer in 2nd World War)
Assignments
Regiment:
Royal Navy
Posting:
HMS Minerva (1914-1918)
HMS Pembroke (1919)
Campaigns:
Suez Canal,
Gallipoli
Bombardment of Akaba
Medals:
Mons Star
British War Medal
Victory Medal

Other Occupations

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