Donkeyman Alexander James Wright

Mercantile Marine

Died: Sunday 2 December 1917 (aged 28)

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Record:
WRIGHT, ALEXANDER JAMES
Additional information:
Son of Jessie Ann and the late George Wright; husband of Jessie Wright (nee Donaldson), of 73, Crossburn St., Glasgow. Born at Fordyce, Banffshire.
Cemetery:
TOWER HILL MEMORIAL
Cemetery/memorial reference:
Country:
United Kingdom

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Name recorded:
Wright, Alexander J
Memorial:
Portsoy - Figure (WMR 8671)
Location:
Portsoy, Grampian
Name recorded:
Wright, A J
Memorial:
Newtownards Presbyterians (WMR 6537)
Location:
Newtownards, Down
Name recorded:
Wright, A J
Memorial:
Ford End - WW1 (WMR 22244)
Location:
Ford End, Essex
Name recorded:
Wright, A J
Memorial:
All Saints' Parishioners - WW1 (WMR 27983)
Location:
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Name recorded:
Wright, A J
Memorial:
All Saints' Parishioners - WW1 Roll of Honour (WMR 27984)
Location:
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Name recorded:
Wright, A J
Memorial:
East Yorkshire Regt And East Riding Men WW1 (WMR 34681)
Location:
Beverley, Humberside
Name recorded:
Wright, A J
Memorial:
St Johns Parishioners (WMR 7866)
Location:
Langley Newtown, Berkshire
Name recorded:
Wright, A J
Memorial:
Banstead - WW1 and WW2 (WMR 23645)
Location:
Banstead, Surrey
Name recorded:
Wright, A J
Memorial:
St John The Divine Church (WMR 41449)
Location:
Slough, Berkshire
Name recorded:
Wright, A J
Memorial:
Borough Of Luton War Memorial (WMR 7563)
Location:
Luton, Bedfordshire

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Name:
Private A Wright
Context:
departed_sick
Date:
30 Nov 1917
Diary:
5 DIVISION: 95 Infantry Brigade: 1 Battalion Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. (page 558)
Name:
Major Wright
Context:
other
Date:
30 Nov 1917
Diary:
7 DIVISION: 2 Battalion Honourable Artillery Company (page 413)
Name:
Captain Wright
Context:
returned_hospital
Date:
6 Dec 1917
Diary:
3 DIVISION: 8 Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment (page 158)
Name:
Private W Wright
Context:
Wounded
Date:
30 Nov 1917
Diary:
5 DIVISION: 95 Infantry Brigade: 1 Battalion Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. (page 551)
Name:
Second Lieutenant E M Wright
Context:
other
Date:
30 Nov 1917
Diary:
7 DIVISION: 20 Battalion Manchester Regiment (page 377)
Name:
Private F Wright
Context:
Died
Date:
30 Nov 1917
Diary:
5 DIVISION: 95 Infantry Brigade: 1 Battalion Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. (page 554)
Name:
Gunner W Wright
Context:
joined
Date:
4 Dec 1917
Diary:
5 DIVISION: Divisional Trench Mortar Batteries (page 54)