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Cedric Bollen Randell WRIGHT

Regimental number813
Date of birth29 June 1890
Place of birthPort Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionProtestant
OccupationFarmer
AddressWynarka PO, Wynarka, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24.5
Height5' 1.5"
Weight126 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Emmaline Wright, c/o Mrs Shatton, Prospect Road, Prospect, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date30 November 1914
Place of enlistmentOaklands, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A26 Armadale on 12 February 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollR813
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 October 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Borda', 20 October 1918; discharged (medically unfit: gun shot wound, left thigh), Adelaide, 23 July 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, WRIGHT Cedric Bollen Randell

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