Lest We Forget
The thirteen men of Bridge who died in the Great War 1914-18.
The inscription on the Bridge War Memorial reads:
To the glory of God and in honourable memory of the men of this parish who fell in the Great War 1914-18. "We lie in other lands so that you may live in peace."
C.K. Anderson Lieut. R.W.Kent Regt.
F. Butler Pte. M.G.Corps.
H.Dutnall L.Cpl. R.W.Kent Regt.
C.S.Ford Pte. Gren. Guards.
F.J.Ford Sergt. The Buffs.
A.H.Foster Pte. Canadian Inf.
W.C.Harvey Pte. E.Surrey Regt.
F.C.Jones Pte. The Buffs.
A.J.Mann L.Cpl. E.Surrey Regt.
W.J.Mann Pte. Northd. Fus.
C.E.Perkins Chief P.O. HMS Aboukir.
C.H.Peirce L.Cpl. The Buffs.
This research was carried out by local historian, Mark Joplin. He has also researched every name on the war memorials in Bekesbourne, Patrixbourne, Lower Hardres and Nackington.