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William WRIGHT

Regimental number398
Place of birthBinbrook, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDispenser
AddressRegent House, St George's Terrace, Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinWife, Mrs L Wright, Regent House, St George's Terrace, Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 August 1914
Place of enlistmentBellevue, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board Transport A11 Ascanius on 2 November 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Supplement, No. 29354 (5 November 1915); 'Commonwealth Gazette', No. 12 (27 January 1916).

FateReturned to Australia 7 January 1919
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 184
Date: 14 December 1916

Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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