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John Henry WRIGHT

Regimental number4608
Place of birthQuorn, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCleaner, South Australian Railways
AddressQuorn, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mr Wright, Karoonda, South Australia
Enlistment date28 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 7 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 23 August 1916
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialPuchevillers British Cemetery (Plot III, Row E, Grave No. 9), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Brinkworth Cemetery, South Australia. Parents: John Henry (d. 13 August 1925, aged 72; bu. Brinkworth Cemetery) and Mary Jane (d. 25 December 1944, aged 77; bu, Brinkworth Cemetery) WRIGHT. Photo: Peter Dennis
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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