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William Walter WRIGHT

Regimental number4043
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMiner
AddressWaratah, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Wright, 58 Rupert Street, Collingwood, Victoria
Enlistment date25 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT RMS Orontes on 24 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 October 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Hobart Garden of Remembrance
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death31 December 1957
Age at death63

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