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John WRIGHT

Regimental number2870
Place of birthKeighley, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBricklayer
Address32 Bellingham Street, Torrensville, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinMrs Mary Elizabeth Wright, 32 Bellingham Street, Torrensville, South Australia
Enlistment date6 August 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 27 October 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2870B
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 13 February 1917
Other detailsWar service: Egypt, Western Front
Date of death9 January 1943
Age at death70
Place of burialAIF Cemetery, West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia

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