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William John WRIGHT

Regimental number459
Place of birthFitzroy Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address334 Pigdon Street, North Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Rose Wright, 334 Pigdon Street, North Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date24 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 7, Reinforcement 7
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/12/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 11 December 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death27 November 1973
Age at death74
Place of burialKyabram Cemetery, Victoria

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