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Ernest Arthur WRIGHT

Regimental number383
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationWharf labourer
Address291 King Street, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinWife, Mrs Lily May Wright, 291 King Street, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date29 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 5, Reinforcement 5
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/10/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 19 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 July 1918
Date of death24 June 1950
Place of burialRookwood Cemetery

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