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Matthew WRIGHT

Regimental number12780
Place of birthStropshire, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBricklayer
AddressBlackwood, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinWife, Mrs M J Wright, c/o Mrs Yeo, Blackwood, South Australia
Enlistment date28 January 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Field Ambulance
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/54/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 31 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 22 December 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in South Australian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death19 January 1962

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