Friends of Hastings Cemetery

KC A03

To the dear memory


Ada Elizabeth

Wife of

Henry Bridges


So far we have no information on the Bridges, but their son Eric is recorded as being born in Tanzania (which he can’t have been - ]Tanganyika, historical eastern African state that in 1964 merged with Zanzibar ... later renamed the United Republic of Tanzania].and served in the First World War with a Rhodesian Battalion.

Ada, Henry & Eric Bridges

Also of

Their Son

Lieut. Eric Forster Bridges

1st Rhodesia Native Regiment

Who died 1st February 1917

From wounds received in action

on 29th January, 1917

At Kitanda, German East Africa

Where his remains are interred

Aged 28 years.

Ada Elizabeth Bridges died aged 55 in October 2016.