Eric Lyle WRIGHT

Regimental number6867
Place of birthGormanston Tasmania
OccupationCab driver
AddressCorowa, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Mr W Wright, Corowa, New South Wales
Enlistment date4 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateDied of disease 7 February 1918
Place of burialTrois-Abres Cemetery (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 20), Steenwerck, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Alpheld WRIGHT. Name given on Office of War Graves record as Eric Lyell WRIGHT.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal