A FRENCHMAN is searching for the family of a Southend man who died in France during the Second World War.

Stanley Sidney Bright, trooper serial number 5834273, died on September 4, 1944, in Blagny-sur-Ternoise, northern France, aged 32.

Raymond Alder would like to commemorate Mr Bright in September. If you can help, email alder1988@btinternet.com