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Charles Arthur WRIGHT

Regimental number5506
Place of birthPeckham, London, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressRichard G. Yapp, Bindi, Tongio, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation44
Height5' 8.25"
Weight132 lbs
Next of kinUncle
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date11 February 1916
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 4 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateDied of disease 30 December 1916
Place of burialSt Sever Cemetery Extension (Section O, Plot IV, Row C, Grave No. 10), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
49
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frederick and Elizabeth WRIGHT
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, WRIGHT Charles Arthur

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