A Poppy
A Poppy

Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Biography -
- Cyril Wright -


Cyril Wright, Son of William Henry and Margaret Wright of Northwood

ERA 4th Class D/MX 56212 Cyril Wright, H.M.S. Broadwater, Royal Navy

CWGC record ...

Further information

Name appears on Northwood War Memorial and the identical Memorials at Gurnard and Marks Corner

Cyril Wright was killed on 18 October 1941 while serving on H.M.S. Broadwater, a destroyer escorting Convoy SC48 in the Atlantic. The ship was torpedoed by German U boat U-101 and went down South West of Iceland.

Information from R E White of Worthing


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