Henry James WRIGHT

WRIGHT, Henry James

Service Number: 151
Enlisted: 28 September 1914, Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 14th Infantry Battalion
Born: Essendon, Victoria, 1888
Home Town: Essendon, Moonee Valley, Victoria
Schooling: Essendon State School No 483
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, Mont St Quentin, France, 19 September 1918
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Essendon State School No 483 Roll of Honor, Gulgong District Soliders Memorial, Gulgong Public School Honour Roll, Gulgong and Mudgee District Roll of Honor, New South Wales Garden of Remembrance (Rookwood Necropolis), Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

28 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 151, 2nd Infantry Battalion, Melbourne, Victoria
22 Dec 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 151, 14th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '11' embarkation_place: Melbourne embarkation_ship: HMAT Ulysses embarkation_ship_number: A38 public_note: ''
22 Dec 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 151, 14th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ulysses, Melbourne
25 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 151, 14th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of Edward and Marion Emma Wright; husband of Pauline Wright, of 6, Winifred St., Essendon, Victoria.