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William Edward WRIGHT

Regimental number3702
Place of birthCambridge Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address48 George Street, North Hobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSq
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Essie M Wright, 48 George Street, North Hobart, Tasmania
Enlistment date21 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 3 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Machine Gun Company
FateKilled in Action 17 October 1917
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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