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John Vicars WRIGHT

Regimental number302
Place of birthAshfield, New South Wales
OccupationArticled to solicitor
Address3 Walker Street, Lavender Bay, North Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Height5' 4"
Weight142 lbs
Next of kinFather, Stewart J Wright, 3 Walker Street, Lavender Bay, North Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date15 March 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 25 June 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 March 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 7819 Pte Stuart Cecil WRIGHT, 5th Machine Gun Bn, returned to Australia, 19 February 1919; Major Alan Herbert WRIGHT, 5th Machine Gun Battalion, returned to Australia, 4 June 1919; Private Harold Keith WRIGHT, Regimental No. 7791, 2nd Machine Gun Battalion, returned to Australia 31 March 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, WRIGHT John Vicars

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