John Henry Dodds WRIGHT

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WRIGHT, John Henry Dodds

Service Number: 1760
Enlisted: 18 February 1916, Enlisted in Adelaide
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 48th Infantry Battalion
Born: South Shields, England., 1871
Home Town: Port Adelaide, Port Adelaide Enfield, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Wharf Labourer
Died: Died of wounds, Belgium, France, 16 October 1917
Cemetery: Harlebeke New British Cemetery
Plot X1, Row D, Grave 6, Harlebeke New British Cemetery, Harlebeke, Flanders, Belgium, Etaples Military Cemetery, Etaples, Nord Pas de Calais, France
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Ballarat Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

11 Apr 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1760, 48th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres
11 Apr 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1760, 48th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Aeneas, Adelaide
18 Feb 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1760, Enlisted in Adelaide

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

12 October 1917 - Wounded in action, gushot wounds to the head

15 October 1917 - Reported to  have died while Prisoner of War in German handas at Geldoz, Iseghem, Belgium. Originally buried in Iseghem Military Cemetery by the Germans

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

His ister Mrs Joseph Dixon lied in Brooklyn, New Zealand