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Regimental number4561
Date of birth7 July 1889
Place of birthQuirindi, New South Wales
SchoolAberdeen Public School, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationNight officer
AddressAberdeen, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs K Wright, Aberdeen, New South Wales
Enlistment date11 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 9 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Railway Operating Company
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of brocho-pneumonia.
FateDied of disease 16 March 1919
Place of death or wounding40th Stationary Hospital, Le Havre
Age at death29
Place of burialSte Marie Cemetery (Division 64, Plot VII, Row F, Grave No. 1), Le Havre, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 7076 Pte Henry WRIGHT, 9th Bn, returned to Australia, 2 March 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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