Fireman Arthur Wright

Mercantile Marine

Died: Wednesday 23 February 1916 (aged 32)

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Record:
WRIGHT, ARTHUR
Additional information:
Son of Mary Elizabeth Wright, of 86, High St., Barton-on-Humber, Lincolnshire, and the late Alfred Wright.
Cemetery:
TOWER HILL MEMORIAL
Cemetery/memorial reference:
Country:
United Kingdom

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Soldier's New Testament

Soldier's 'New Testament' associated with the service in South Africa of Private Arthur Wright in the 2nd Battalion, King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry during Boer War (1899-1902).
'Pocket New Testament' (H 11.5cm x W 7cm x D 1.5cm) given to soldiers during the Boer War.

Oral history

British private served with 2nd, 7th and 13th Bns East Surrey Regt on Western Front, 1915-1917
REEL 1: Background in GB, 1911-1914: story of enlisting with East Surrey Regt, 1911; summary of service in GB and India; mobilized on outbreak of war and posted to Winchester camp, 8/1914; accommodation under canvas; problem of adjusting to cold weather after service in India; drafted to France, …

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Name recorded:
Wright, Arthur
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Twywell Tablets (WMR 14932)
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Twywell, Northamptonshire
Name recorded:
Wright, Arthur
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Birdholme Roll of Honour WW1 (WMR 72926)
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Wright, Arthur
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Tamworth Central Methodist Church WW1 (WMR 13749)
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Tamworth, Staffordshire
Name recorded:
Wright, Arthur
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Holy Trinity Church (WMR 10281)
Location:
Murton, Durham
Name recorded:
Wright, Arthur
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Hickling - WW1 And WW2 (WMR 27224)
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Hickling, Nottinghamshire
Name recorded:
Wright, Arthur
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Ryecroft Wesleyan Church (WMR 52896)
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Rawmarsh, South Yorkshire
Name recorded:
Wright, Arthur
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Clifford Road School - WW1 Roll Of Honour (WMR 27809)
Location:
Nether Edge, South Yorkshire
Name recorded:
Wright, Arthur
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Old Botlerians - WW1 (WMR 18213)
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Warrington, Cheshire
Name recorded:
Wright, Arthur
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South Hetton Royal British Legion Roll of Honour (WMR 71100)
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South Hetton, Durham
Name recorded:
Wright, Arthur
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South Hetton WW1 Plaque (WMR 71102)
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South Hetton, Durham
Name recorded:
Wright, Arthur
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Gisleham (WMR 4962)
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Gisleham, Suffolk
Name recorded:
Wright, Arthur
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Benwick St MarysParish Roll Of Honour WW1 (Lost) (WMR 3553)
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Benwick, Cambridgeshire
Name recorded:
Wright, Arthur
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Haynes Roll Of Honour And Prayer Roll (WMR 1731)
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Haynes, Bedfordshire
Name recorded:
Wright, Arthur
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Men Of Laverstoke And Freefolk (WMR 40348)
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Laverstoke, Hampshire
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Wright, Arthur
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Men Of Murton (WMR 19002)
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Murton, Durham
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Wright, Arthur
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Hutton Cranswick Rotsea And Sunderlandwick Cross (WMR 34831)
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Hutton Cranswick, Humberside
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Wright, Arthur
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Blundeston (WMR 8954)
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Blundeston, Suffolk
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Wright, Arthur
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Henstead WW1 (WMR 73124)
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Henstead with Hulver, Suffolk
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Wright, Arthur
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Whatfield Residents WW1 (WMR 76022)
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Whatfield, Suffolk
Name recorded:
Wright, Arthur
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Great Moor URC WW1 Roll Of Honour (WMR 45170)
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Stockport, Greater Manchester
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Wright, Arthur
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Rudston Roll of Honour WW1 (WMR 81656)
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Rudston, Humberside
Name recorded:
Wright, Arthur
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Hawstead - WW1 (WMR 5215)
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Hawstead, Suffolk
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Wright, Arthur
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St Mary the Virgin Church -Roll of Honour (WMR 70652)
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Kirkby Lonsdale, Cumbria
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Wright, Arthur
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Men Of Slingsby Fryton And Southolme -WW1 (WMR 47258)
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Slingsby, North Yorkshire
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Wright, Arthur
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Rayleigh United Reformed Church WW1 (WMR 22754)
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Rayleigh, Essex
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Wright, Arthur
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Holy Trinity Church (WMR 45260)
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Stalybridge, Greater Manchester
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Wright, Arthur
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St Clements Church WW1 (WMR 28743)
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Barkerend, West Yorkshire
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Wright, Arthur
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Ryecroft Congregational Church (LOST) (WMR 74913)
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Wright, Arthur
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St Marks Church WW1 (WMR 26473)
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Talbot Village, Dorset
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Wright, Arthur
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Benwick Methodist Chapel WW1- Lost (WMR 3551)
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Wright, Arthur
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St. Aldates Men - Tablet (WMR 31979)
Location:
Oxford, Oxfordshire
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Wright, Arthur
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St Cuthberts Roll of Honour WW1 (WMR 81003)
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Crayke, North Yorkshire
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Wright, Arthur
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Glinton and Peakirk (WMR 8432)
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Glinton, Cambridgeshire
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Wright, Arthur
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Barrington (WMR 3580)
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Barrington, Cambridgeshire
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Wright, Arthur
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Barrington - WW1 (WMR 44330)
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Barrington, Cambridgeshire
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Wright, Arthur
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Outwell St Clement (WMR 53459)
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Outwell, Norfolk
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Wright, Arthur
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Boston Centenary Roll (WMR 90499)
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Boston, Lincolnshire
Name recorded:
Wright, Arthur
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Parish Of All Saints (WMR 51871)
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Grimsby, Lincolnshire
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Wright, A
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St Annes Church (WMR 27946)
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St Stephens Church, South Yorkshire
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Wright, A
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WW1 Board (WMR 39405)
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Kew, Greater London
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Wright, A
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Greet Primary School - WW1 Plaque (lost) (WMR 17328)
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Wright, A
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Tanfield Church Roll of Honour (WMR 69749)
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Tanfield, Durham
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Wright, A
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St Margarets Church Memorial Chapel (WMR 4987)
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Lowestoft, Suffolk
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Wright, A
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East Yorkshire Regt And East Riding Men WW1 (WMR 34681)
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Beverley, Humberside
Name recorded:
Wright, A
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St Mary Magdalene Church - WW1 Roll Of Honour (WMR 12510)
Location:
Richmond, Greater London
Name recorded:
Wright, A
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Sydenham, Forest Hill And District Tradesmens Benefit Society (Lost) (WMR 64096)
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Wright, A
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Carrington - Chapel (WMR 27257)
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Carrington, Nottinghamshire
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Wright, A
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St Annes Church (WMR 15643)
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Stanley, Merseyside
Name recorded:
Wright, A
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St James Church - WW1 (WMR 1967)
Location:
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Name recorded:
Wright, A
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St. Matthew's Church - Plaque WW1 (WMR 32025)
Location:
Oxford, Oxfordshire

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Name:
Captain A Wright
Context:
author
Date:
28 Feb 1916
Diary:
7 DIVISION: 2 Battalion Border Regiment (page 150)
Name:
Lieutenant Wright
Context:
departed_posted
Date:
23 Feb 1916
Diary:
7 DIVISION: 21 Field Ambulance (page 89)
Name:
Second Lieutenant Wright
Context:
other
Date:
27 Feb 1916
Diary:
1 CAVALRY DIVISION: 2 Cavalry Brigade: 4 Dragoon Guards. (page 257)
Name:
Second Lieutenant Wright
Context:
joined
Date:
27 Feb 1916
Diary:
1 CAVALRY DIVISION: 2 Cavalry Brigade: 4 Dragoon Guards. (page 256)
Name:
Second Lieutenant Wright
Context:
other
Date:
28 Feb 1916
Diary:
1 CAVALRY DIVISION: 2 Cavalry Brigade: 4 Dragoon Guards. (page 257)
Name:
Captain Wright
Context:
Date:
28 Feb 1916
Diary:
7 DIVISION: 2 Battalion Border Regiment (page 139)
Name:
Second Lieutenant J L Wright
Context:
joined
Date:
27 Feb 1916
Diary:
1 CAVALRY DIVISION: 2 Cavalry Brigade: 4 Dragoon Guards. (page 256)
Name:
Captain W P Wright
Context:
author
Date:
27 Feb 1916
Diary:
7 DIVISION: 21 Field Ambulance (page 89)