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Hugh WRIGHT

Regimental number655
Place of birthBridgewater, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationDentist
AddressInglewood, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs C Wright, 36 Auburn Grove, Auburn, Victoria
Enlistment date12 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, C Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A16 Star of Victoria on 25 February 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Light Horse Regiment
Promotions

HON LT


Unit: Dental Corps
Promotion date: 16 July 1915

HON CAPT


Unit: Dental Corps
Promotion date: 1 November 1916

Captain


Unit: Dental Corps
Promotion date: 6 November 1917

FateReturned to Australia 27 April 1919
Discharge date11 September 1919
Other details

Wounded, Gallipoli, 3 June 1915

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death15 October 1935

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