James Bright

Died =>14 August 1848

Force => Ashton-under-Lyne Borough Police

Rank =>Police Constable

Age =>33

Cause =>Homicide - Shot

Duty Status =>On Duty

Died after he was stabbed in the chest with a pike and then shot when he was set upon by a mob of Chartists as he walked along Bentinck Street, Ashton-under-Lyne.

Roll of Honour Citation

Died after being stabbed with a pike and shot during rioting by a Chartist mob.