Joseph Gordon WRIGHT

Regimental number281
Place of birthSt Arnaud Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressSt Arnaud East, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs Louisa Wright, St Arnaud East, Victoria
Enlistment date10 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 10, Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/15/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 16 August 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll281A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Machine Gun Company
FateDied of wounds 11 October 1918
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row S, Grave No. 14), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Louisa Amelia WRIGHT
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3370 Driver Charles Edmund WRIGHT MM, 13th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 23 November 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal