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Charles Nevin WRIGHT

Regimental number2766
Place of birthZeehan Tasmania
AddressLaunceston, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Charles Alfred Wright, 7 Hill Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Previous military service92nd Infantry
Enlistment date31 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 6 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 5 October 1917
Place of burialEtaples Military Cemetery (Plot XXVII, Row E, Grave No. 2A), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles Alfred and Frances Matilda WRIGHT
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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