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William Ellis WRIGHT

Regimental number34849
Date of birth5 November 1885
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
SchoolCroydon and Leichhardt Public Schools, New south Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMotor driver
Address137 Albany Road, Stanmore, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinWife, Mrs Lucy Wright, 137 Albany Road, Stanmore, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military service4th Company AGA
Enlistment date22 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade, April 1917 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/128/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 21 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 7 February 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Wounded in action, 24 August 1918

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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