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Alexander Robertson WRIGHT

Regimental number2343
Place of birthBallarat Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressChapple lane, Broken Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Jessie Wright, Chapple lane, off Cloride Street, Broken Hill, New South Wales
Enlistment date14 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 28 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd ANZAC Battalion
FateIllegal absentee 6 November 1917
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialBeersheba War Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 5), Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
10
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frederick William and Jessie WRIGHT
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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