|Birth: ||Feb. 10, 1913|
|Death: ||May 7, 1943|
Funeral services for Sgt. William Evans Bridges, who was killed in North Africa May 7, 1943, will be held at 2 p. m. Friday in the Sudie George Chapel of the First Presbyterian Church.
Dr. Frank C. Brown, pastor, will officiate. Burial will be in Laurel Land Memorial Park.
Bridges, a Sunset High School graduated, lived at 420 South Ravinia Drive before he entered the Army in January 1941. He formerly was an employee of the Texas & Pacific Railway. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church.
The Army posthumously awarded him the Soldier's Medal for heroism.
Surviving are his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ben F. Bridges, of Dallas; two brothers, John C. Bridges and Alex M. Bridges, both of Dallas; and five sisters, Mrs. Hill Jackson, Miss Edna Bridges, Miss Ruth Bridges, and Miss Doris Bridges, all of Dallas; and Mrs. L. E. English, Los Ageles, California.
SGT WILLIAM E. BRIDGES
FEB. 10, 1913
MAY 7, 1943
36TH DIVISION KIA NORTH AFRICA
BLESSED ARE THE DEAD WHICH DIE IN THE LORD
Laurel Land Memorial Park
Plot: Section 30, Lot 89, Sp 10
Created by: Carol Moore
Record added: Dec 15, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 62954925