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Oliver John WRIGHT

Regimental number1271
Place of birthMerewether New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClipper
Addressc/o J Whitby, Hebburn, Weston, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinWife, Mrs May Wright, c/o J Whitby, Hebburn, Weston, New South Wales
Enlistment date6 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name35th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/52/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 1 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll35th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 13 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXI, Row C, Grave No. 20), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
126
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward John and Sarah Ann WRIGHT
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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