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John Victor WRIGHT

Regimental number2504
Place of birthManilla New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressOakham Street, Boggabri, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, H C Wright, Oakham Street, Boggabri, New South Wales
Enlistment date31 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 5 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 26 September 1917
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialButtes New British Cemetery (Plot X, Row A, Grave No. 9), Polygon Wood, Zonnebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry Charles and Charlotte WRIGHT
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2505 Pte Henry Charles WRIGHT MM, MSM, 18th Bn, returned to Australia, 10 April 1919.

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