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Ernest Joseph WRIGHT

Regimental number2704
Place of birthNewcastle New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMiner
AddressScott Street, Greta, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinWife, Mrs Mary Wright, Scott Street, Greta, New South Wales
Enlistment date13 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Pioneer Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/13/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 24 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Pioneer Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 October 1917
Place of burialDochy Farm New British Cemetery (Plot III, Row B, Grave 13), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
172
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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