James Bright

Died =>14 August 1848

Force => Ashton-under-Lyne Borough Police

Rank =>Police Constable

Age =>33

Cause =>Homicide - Shot

Duty Status =>On Duty

Walking along Bentinck Street, Ashton-under-Lyne he was set upon by a mob of Chartists, first he was stabbed and then he shot in the chest which proved fatal.


Roll of Honour Citation

Stabbed with a pike and shot during rioting by a Chartist mob.