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Leadley Rowen WRIGHT

Regimental number4788
Place of birthSouth Shields, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressVictoria Road, Birkenhead, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sara Wright, Victoria Road, Birkenhead, South Australia
Enlistment date8 February 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 11 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 10 March 1918
Place of burialBerks Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row B, Grave No. 47), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
111
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert Gowland and Sarah WRIGHT
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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