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William WRIGHT

Regimental number30743
Place of birthCheshire, England
ReligionChurch of England
Address72 Cantonment Street, Fremantle, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinWife, Mrs B Wright, 72 Cantonment Street, Fremantle, Western Australia
Enlistment date22 May 1916
Place of enlistmentKalgoorlie, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameHowitzer Brigade 24, Reinforcement 8
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/134/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 23 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 9 December 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Elizabeth WRIGHT
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death5 February 1943
Age at death55
Place of burialKarrakatta Cemetery, Perth, Western Australia

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