Felix WRIGHT

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WRIGHT, Felix

Service Number: 727
Enlisted: 11 March 1915, Enlisted at Boulder, Western Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 28th Infantry Battalion
Born: Athlone, Ireland, 1879
Home Town: Boulder, Kalgoorlie/Boulder, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Miner
Died: Killed in Service, Malta, 28 November 1915
Cemetery: Addolorata Cemetery, Malta
Section E, Plot EA, Row A, Grave 680
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

11 Mar 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 727, Enlisted at Boulder, Western Australia
29 Jun 1915: Involvement Private, SN 727, 28th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
29 Jun 1915: Embarked Private, SN 727, 28th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ascanius, Fremantle

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

No known family or friends mentioned on enlistement papers

Served in India for 12 years with 2nd Connaught Rangers,

18 September 1915 - Admitted to 7th Field Ambulance, Gallipoli Peninsular (shrapnel wound, thigh and foot);

18 September 1915 - Transferred to 16th Casualty Clearing Station

19 September 1915 - Embarked Gallipoli on HS Maheno

23 September 1915 - Disembarked Malta and admitted to Cottonereal Hospital

14 November 1915 - Dangerously ill by Commander-in-Chief

28 November 1915 - Dangerously ill by Commander-in-Chief

28 November 1915 - Died of wounds (compound fracture, left femur)

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal.

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