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Lewis WRIGHT

Regimental number3873
Place of birthNewtown New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationButcher
Address25 Trafalgar Street, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, L Wright, 25 Trafalgar Street, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date16 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Mooltan on 11 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 31 July 1916
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialSt Sever Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 32)
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
31
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Lewis and Mary Ann WRIGHT
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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