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John WRIGHT

Regimental number2493
Place of birthSt Pancras, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Addressc/o Mr Fuesdale, "Haverholme", Folly Point, North Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Wright, 58 St Johns Park Mansions, Upper Holloway, London, England
Enlistment date20 April 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name54th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/71/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll54th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 31 March 1917
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialLebucquiere Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 31
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
160
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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