Frederick WRIGHT MID

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WRIGHT, Frederick

Service Number: 1062
Enlisted: 8 September 1914, Melbourne, Vic.
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 7th Infantry Battalion
Born: Clifton Hill, Victoria, Australia, 23 November 1889
Home Town: Echuca, Campaspe, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed In Action, Gallipoli, 8 August 1915, aged 25 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Row B, Grave 6, Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Hampton RSL Gallipoli Memorial Gardens, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

8 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Driver, SN 1062, 7th Infantry Battalion, Melbourne, Vic.
19 Oct 1914: Involvement Driver, SN 1062, 7th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
19 Oct 1914: Embarked Driver, SN 1062, 7th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Hororata, Melbourne
8 Aug 1915: Involvement Sergeant, SN 1062, 7th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of Frederick and Eliza WRIGHT of 109 Head Street, Elternwick, Vic.

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Supplement No. 29455 (28 January 1916); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 44 (6 April 1916).