Boy 1st Class Frank Harry Bright

H.M.S. Grafton

Service Number ‘J/54572’ – Royal Navy, H.M.S. “Grafton.”

Died on 27th September 1917 aged 17 when he fractured his skull in an accident whilst the ship was at port Said in Egypt.

Remembered on Plymouth Naval Memorial in United Kingdom

Son of Frederick Sidney And Jane Bright of 6, Western Rd., Billericay.

The ships log recounts:

Died Aboard this day Frank Harry Bright born 2nd May 1900, Boy 1st Class Royal Navy, English, last place of abode Home address 6 Western Road, Billericay. Cause of death accidental fracture of right side of skull.
5.5 Stop. Committed into deep the body of Frank Harry Bright, Held burial service
5.7 Proceeded
6.0 Darken Ship

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