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David Moncrieff WRIGHT

Regimental number1676
Place of birthMount Albert, New Zealand
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressBox 18, Tweed Heads, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Height5' 5.5"
Weight143 lbs
Next of kinFather, Arthur Blundell Wright, District Engineer, Public Work Department, Blenheim, New Zealand
Previous military serviceServed for 2 years in the Auckland College Rifles.
Enlistment date17 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 September 1915
Place of enlistmentHolsworthy, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Light Horse Regiment, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/11/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 18 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 19 February 1919
Discharge date1 September 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Orca', 19 February 1919; disembarked, 9 April 1919 (medicallu unfit); discharged, 1 September 1919.

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

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