Robert Young WRIGHT

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WRIGHT, Robert Young

Service Number: 760
Enlisted: 1 June 1915, Liverpool, New South Wales
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 19th Infantry Battalion
Born: Invercargill, New Zealand, August 1887
Home Town: Sydney, City of Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: Mabel Bush School, Invercargill
Occupation: Stereotyper
Died: Died of wounds, Malta, 8 October 1915
Cemetery: Pieta Military Cemetery
Grave A. XIII. 1. INSCRIPTION HE LIVETH FOR EVERMORE , Pieta Military Cemetery, Tal-Pieta, Malta (island), Malta
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

1 Jun 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 760, Liverpool, New South Wales
25 Jun 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 760, 19th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
25 Jun 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 760, 19th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ceramic, Melbourne
23 Sep 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 760, 19th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

He was 27 and the son of William Patrick and Agnes Wright, of 17, Albert St., Invercargill, New Zealand.