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John Dorman WRIGHT

Regimental number848
Place of birthSouthport, England
OccupationFarm labourer
Address27 Sefton Street, Southport, Lancashire, England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Joseph Wright, 27 Sefton Street, Southport, Lancashire, England
Enlistment date24 November 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 November 1914
Place of enlistmentKerang, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 13 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Anzac Battalion, Imperial Camel Brigade
FateKilled in Action 6 November 1917
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialBeersheba War Cemetery (Row 48, Grave No. 48), Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and Janet WRIGHT

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