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Harry Thomas WRAIGHT

Regimental number1840
Date of birth--/03/1889
Place of birthChilham England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, T Wraight, Hougham, Kent, England
Enlistment date6 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 14 April 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 30 April 1919
Medals

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry in action. He carried a despatch to the front line through the most intense enemy barrage.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 116
Date: 25 July 1917

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 31
Date: 7 March 1918

Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: Distinguished Conduct Medal, Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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