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Felix WRIGHT

Regimental number727
Place of birthAthlone, Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMiner
AddressAthlone, Ireland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Height5' 6"
Previous military serviceServed for 12 years, 2nd Connaught Rangers, India.
Enlistment date11 March 1915
Place of enlistmentBoulder, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 29 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 28 November 1915
Place of burialAddolorata Cemetery (Section E, Plot EA, Row A, Grave No. 680)
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
115
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Embarked Alexandria on HT 'Ivernia' and proceeded to join Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, 4 September 1915.

Admitted to 7th Field Ambulance, Gallipoli Peninsular, 18 September 1915 (shrapnel wound, thigh and foot); transferred to 16th Casualty Clearing Station, 18 September 1915. Embarked Gallipoli on HS 'Maheno', 19 September 1915; disembarked Malta, 23 September 1915, and admitted to Cottonereal Hospital; adjudged dangerously ill by Commander-in-Chief, 14 November 1915; adjudged dangerously ill by Commander-in-Chief, 28 November 1915.

Died of wounds, Malta, 28 November 1915 (compound fracture, left femur). Buried in Addolorata Cemetery, Malta, 28 November 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal.
SourcesNAA: B2455, WRIGHT Felix

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