Private John William Wright

Royal Marine Light Infantry

Died: Saturday 23 February 1918 (aged 39)

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Record:
WRIGHT, JOHN WILLIAM
Additional information:
Husband of Lily Wright, of 4, Hale St., Landport, Portsmouth.
Cemetery:
PORTSMOUTH (KINGSTON) CEMETERY
Cemetery/memorial reference:
Meldrum''s. 4. 3 1/2.
Country:
United Kingdom

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Oral history

British NCO served with Royal Army Ordnance Corps in GB, 1941-1943; served with Glider Pilot Regt in GB and North West Europe, 1943-1945
REEL 1 Background in Daybrook, 1922-1941: family; education; reaction to declaration of Second World War, 3/9/1939; German Air Force attacks on Nottingham; aircraft spotting job. Period with Royal Army Ordnance Corps in GB, 1941-1943: call up to army, 12/1941; wish to pass army medical; initial …

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Name recorded:
Wright, John William
Memorial:
Kettering - WW1 Tablets (WMR 14856)
Location:
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Name recorded:
Wright, John William
Memorial:
Smithills Chapel (WMR 22797)
Location:
Smithills, Greater Manchester
Name recorded:
Wright, John W
Memorial:
Parish Of All Saints (WMR 51871)
Location:
Grimsby, Humberside
Name recorded:
Wright, John W
Memorial:
Barlaston (WMR 13560)
Location:
Barlaston, Staffordshire
Name recorded:
Wright, John W
Memorial:
Kelling Cross WW1 And WW2 (WMR 20099)
Location:
Kelling, Norfolk
Name recorded:
Wright, John W
Memorial:
Denby And Cumberworth Urban District (WMR 29214)
Location:
Denby Dale, West Yorkshire
Name recorded:
Wright, J W
Memorial:
Wombwell Book Of Remembrance (WMR 46718)
Location:
Wombwell, South Yorkshire
Name recorded:
Wright, J W
Memorial:
St John The Evangelist Parishioners - WW1 (WMR 34655)
Location:
Goole, Humberside
Name recorded:
Wright, J W
Memorial:
St John The Evangelist Parishioners - WW1 (WMR 34655)
Location:
Goole, Humberside
Name recorded:
Wright, J W
Memorial:
Whiston (WMR 52975)
Location:
Whiston, South Yorkshire
Name recorded:
Wright, J W
Memorial:
King Edward VII School - WW1 and WW2 Plaques (WMR 46816)
Location:
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Name recorded:
Wright, J W
Memorial:
St Lawrences Church WW1 Memorial Panels (WMR 27007)
Location:
Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
Name recorded:
Wright, J W
Memorial:
St James Parishioners (WMR 27951)
Location:
Woodhouse, South Yorkshire
Name recorded:
Wright, J W
Memorial:
Rickmansworth Cenotaph (WMR 1169)
Location:
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Name recorded:
Wright, J W
Memorial:
St Mary's Church - WW1 (WMR 10342)
Location:
Belmont, Durham
Name recorded:
Wright, J W
Memorial:
St Peters Church Peal Of Bells (WMR 22800)
Location:
Halliwell, Greater Manchester
Name recorded:
Wright, J W
Memorial:
Goole (WMR 34644)
Location:
Goole, Humberside
Name recorded:
Wright, J W
Memorial:
Goole (WMR 34644)
Location:
Goole, Humberside
Name recorded:
Wright, J W
Memorial:
St Paul's Church WW1 (WMR 52866)
Location:
Masbrough, South Yorkshire
Name recorded:
Wright, J W
Memorial:
Men Of Cambridgeshire And The Isle Of Ely (WMR 12935)
Location:
Ely, Cambridgeshire
Name recorded:
Wright, J W
Memorial:
Men Of Cambridgeshire And The Isle Of Ely (WMR 12935)
Location:
Ely, Cambridgeshire
Name recorded:
Wright, J W
Memorial:
Great Central Railway - WW1 (WMR 27674)
Location:
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Name recorded:
Wright, J W
Memorial:
Shottenden - WW1 (WMR 16249)
Location:
Chilham, Kent
Name recorded:
Wright, J W
Memorial:
Woodhouse Memorial Wheel Cross (WMR 27685)
Location:
Woodhouse, South Yorkshire
Name recorded:
Wright, J W
Memorial:
Coalville Memorial Clock Tower (WMR 14828)
Location:
Coalville, Leicestershire
Name recorded:
Wright, J W
Memorial:
All Saints WW1 (WMR 28674)
Location:
Ilkley, West Yorkshire
Name recorded:
Wright, J W
Memorial:
St Johns Church WW1 (WMR 23536)
Location:
Churt, Surrey
Name recorded:
Wright, J W
Memorial:
Churt (WMR 23534)
Location:
Churt, Surrey
Name recorded:
Wright, J W
Memorial:
St Johns Church WW1 (WMR 23536)
Location:
Churt, Surrey
Name recorded:
Wright, J W
Memorial:
Swavesey (WMR 46599)
Location:
Swavesey, Cambridgeshire

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Name:
Private J Wright
Context:
departed_posted
Date:
22 Feb 1918
Diary:
2 DIVISION: 17 Battalion Middlesex Regiment (page 260)
Name:
Private J A Wright
Context:
departed_posted
Date:
22 Feb 1918
Diary:
2 DIVISION: 17 Battalion Middlesex Regiment (page 260)
Name:
Second Lieutenant Wright
Context:
Wounded
Date:
19 Feb 1918
Diary:
2 DIVISION: 1 Battalion Berkshire Regiment (page 216)
Name:
Lieutenant W Wright
Context:
returned_training
Date:
21 Feb 1918
Diary:
2 CAVALRY DIVISION: `E' Battery Royal Horse Artillery (page 190)
Name:
Private G Wright
Context:
departed_posted
Date:
22 Feb 1918
Diary:
2 DIVISION: 17 Battalion Middlesex Regiment (page 257)
Name:
Private H C Wright
Context:
departed_posted
Date:
22 Feb 1918
Diary:
2 DIVISION: 17 Battalion Middlesex Regiment (page 256)
Name:
Lieutenant W Wright
Context:
combat
Date:
28 Feb 1918
Diary:
2 CAVALRY DIVISION: `E' Battery Royal Horse Artillery (page 193)
Name:
other Lieutenant Wright
Context:
Date:
28 Feb 1918
Diary:
2 CAVALRY DIVISION: `E' Battery Royal Horse Artillery (page 197)
Name:
Second Lieutenant W S Wright
Context:
joined
Date:
28 Feb 1918
Diary:
6 DIVISION: 71 Infantry Brigade: 9 Battalion Norfolk Regiment. (page 325)
Name:
Lieutenant W Wright
Context:
award
Date:
28 Feb 1918
Diary:
2 CAVALRY DIVISION: `E' Battery Royal Horse Artillery (page 194)