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Eric Laurence WRIGHT

Regimental number6169A
Place of birthLaunceston Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressTurner's Marsh via Launceston, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elsie May Wright, Turner's Marsh via Launceston, Tasmania
Enlistment date15 June 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A75 Marathon on 27 October 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll6169
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll25th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 12 January 1918
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialUnderhill Farm Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 49), Ploegsteert. Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
106
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Elsie May WRIGHT
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesWar service: Western Front }Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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