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Gilbert Herbert WRIGHT

Regimental number3146
Place of birthMendlesham, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressInverell, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, William Duncan Wright, Clifton Grove, Bundarra Road, Inverell, New South Wales
Enlistment date25 January 1917
Place of enlistmentInverell, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name36th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/53/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 10 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll33rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 22 August 1918
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialBray Vale British Cemetery (Plot II, Row B, Grave No. 1) Bray-Sur-Somme, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
123
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Duncan and Blanche WRIGHT
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1712A Pte George Philip WRIGHT, 56th Bn, returned to Australia, 16 March 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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