Reginald Clarke WRIGHT


WRIGHT, Reginald Clarke

Service Number: 384
Enlisted: 17 August 1914, Enlisted at Sydney
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 3rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Auckland, New Zealand, 1878
Home Town: Lindfield, Ku-ring-gai, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Horse Driver
Died: Died of wounds, Egypt, 21 August 1915
Cemetery: Cairo War Memorial Cemetery
Row D, Grave 51, Cairo War Memorial Cemetery, Cairo, Egypt
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Haymarket NSW Government Railway and Tramway Honour Board, Wellington Cenotaph
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World War 1 Service

17 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 384, Enlisted at Sydney
20 Oct 1914: Involvement Private, SN 384, 3rd Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
20 Oct 1914: Embarked Private, SN 384, 3rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Euripides, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

25 April 1915 - Wounded in action, gunshot wound to the foot at Gallipoli

14 August 1915 - Wounded in action - Reported dangerously ill in the Ghezireh Palace Hospital, Cairo with wounds to the face

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