Dedicated to the memory of all the men and women of the Bridgnorth area who died during the two World Wars.

W Gibbs Pte MGC

Private William Gibbs of the 177th Company, Machine Gun Corps was living in Highley when he enlisted. He was born in Swindon, Wiltshire.

He was killed in action on 26th September, 1917 on which day his division took part in the Battle of Polygon Wood (part of the Third Battles of Ypres, 1917).

Private William Gibbs, 57865 MGC (formerly 25073 KSLI) is commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial. He was awarded the Victory and British War Medals.

This memorial has mostly been compiled from official sources. It would be good to be able to expand it with more personal material - memories, stories, photos, etc. If you have any suitable material or any corrections please contact Greg. For news of updates follow @BridgnorthHeros on Twitter.