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Soldier Details

Surname: BRIGHTEN
Forenames: Ralph Dalton Jarvis
Date of Death: Sunday, 15th August 1915
Regiment: Bedfordshire
Battalion: 1st/5th
Company: -
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Number: -
Cause of death: Killed in action
Age: 22
Born: Southend-on-Sea
Enlisted: -
Resident: Biggleswade
Theatre of War: Gallipoli
Buried/Commemorated: Azmak Cemetery, Suvla, Turkey
Grave/Memorial Details: Special Memorial 4
Further information: Son of William Green Brighten and Fanny Elizabeth Brighten, of 60, Kensington Mansions, Earl's Court, London.
National Roll Information: -
Newspaper Articles: Luton News: "His body was found three days later with a number of his fallen men around him. He had advanced with his platoon to the farthest point reached in the action."
Regimental Letters/Books:  
Friends of the War Memorials
War Memorials Trust
Commonweath War Graves Commission
Commonwealth War Graves Commission

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