The AIF Project

Alexander WRIGHT

Regimental number213
Place of birthUnley South Australia
AddressMillchester Road, Charters Towers, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinJ Wright, Millchester Road, Charters Towers, Queensland
Enlistment date17 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A40 Ceramic on 22 December 1914
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and gazetted, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 29251 (5 August 1915); 'Commonwealth Gazette', No.

Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name does not appear on Nominal Roll

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'On the night of the 2nd-3rd May, 1915, during operations near Kaba Tepe, for repeated instances of gallantry when acting as a scout and guide to his unit.'
Source: 'London Gazette' No. 6545
Date: 3 July 1915

Other detailsMedals: Distinguished Conduct Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Print format    

© The AIF Project 2024, UNSW Canberra. Not to be reproduced without permission.