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Thomas Garfield WRIGHT

Regimental number1301
Place of birthWimmera
SchoolHorsham State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressWalpeup via Ouyen, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, Dougall Wright, Timberoo via Ouyen, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date13 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Light Horse Regiment, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/18/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHis comrades informed me he was awarded M.M. This was published in the Warracknabeal Herald. Up to date I have had no official notification. (details from father)
FateKilled in Action 5 October 1918
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burialCalvaire Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 7), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
103
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Dougald and Selina WRIGHT, Ouyen, Victoria
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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