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Wrightson, W., Pnr, 1918
On the memorial at Pozieres is the name of Pioneer William Wrighton, serving with the Royal Engineers, who died 21/03/1918.

He is named on a Roll of Honour in St. Paul's Cathedral, London, of bellringers who died in the Great War. He rang the bells in Wylam church.

William Wrighton is remembered in Wylam on W73.01 W73.02 and W73.03 and at Newcastle-upon-Tyne on NUT098

Durham & Newcastle Diocesan Association of Church Bellringers
The CWGC entry for Pioneer Wrightson

If you know more about this person, please send the details to janet@newmp.org.uk