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Robert Young WRIGHT

Regimental number760
Place of birthWoodland, New Zealand
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationStereotyper
Address89 Don Street, Invercargill
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMrs Agnes Wright, 89 Don Street, Invercargill
Enlistment date15 May 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, B Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 8 October 1915
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialPieta Military Cemetery (Plot A, Row XIII, Grave No. 1), Malta
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
90
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Patrick and Agnes WRIGHT
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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