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Thomas Nisbett WRIGHT

Place of birthAttanagh, Castleomer, Ireland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMedical practitioner
AddressManly, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation56
Height6' 0"
Weight217 lbs
Next of kinBrother, R B Wright, 'Folliott House', Chester, England
Previous military service9 September 1915 to 8 January 1916, Captain in AAMC. A.T.P: transport for Egypt and Liverpool Camp.
Enlistment date9 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit nameMedical Officers
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A56 Palermo on 29 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
FateReturned to Australia 8 August 1916
Discharge date10 January 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt

Embarked Sydney, 5 October 1915; disembarked Ghezireh, Egypt, 2 November 1915; reported for duty as Transport Officer at 2nd Australian General Hospital, Zeitoun, 8 November 1915; marched in to Suez, 15 November 1915; invalided to Australia, embarked Suez, 7 March 1916 (diabetes);on duty at Australian Headquarters, Melbourne, 30 March 1916; embarked Sydney, to rejoin unit, 14 April 1916; marched in to Weymouth Command Depot, 5 August 1816.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Marathon', 8 August 1916; disembarked Sydney, 24 September 1916; appointment terminated, 10 January 1917 (medically unfit: diabetes).

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, WRIGHT Thomas Nisbett

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