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Eric William Harold WRIGHT

Regimental number1368
Place of birthMeningie, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressMeningie, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Ann Jane Wright, Meningie, South Australia
Enlistment date25 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 14 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 21 May 1917
Discharge date24 December 1917
Other details

Admitted to hospital with bullet wound to left hand on 11 December 1915. Rejoined unit in Western Frontier Force. Admitted to hospital sick, 4 July 1916. Wounded in action, 9 January 1917 with gun shot wounds to wrist and leg. Hospitalised Egypt

Invalided to Australia per 'Neuralia' from Suez

Date of death--/09/1976
Place of burialMurray Bridge Cemetery, South Australia

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