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James WRIGHT

Regimental number5114
Place of birthSouth Yarra Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationDriver
AddressCaulfield, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Jane Wright, 18 Edith Street, Caulfield, Victoria
Enlistment date27 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll31 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 28 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 22 September 1917
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialSt Sever Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row G, Grave No. 1A)
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
103
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Job and Mary Jane WRIGHT
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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