Battery Quartermaster Serjeant William Newman Wright

Royal Field Artillery

Died: Tuesday 2 January 1917 (aged 44)

Connected records

Record:
WRIGHT, WILLIAM NEWMAN
Additional information:
Long Service and Good Conduct Medal. Husband of Letitia Wright, of 42, Mayfair Avenue, Ilford.
Cemetery:
ILFORD (BUCKINGHAM ROAD) CEMETERY
Cemetery/memorial reference:
2900.
Country:
United Kingdom

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Name:
Lieutenant Colonel W G Wright
Context:
author
Date:
30 Dec 1916
Diary:
7 DIVISION: 21 Field Ambulance (page 127)
Name:
Sergeant Wright
Context:
Wounded
Date:
28 Dec 1916
Diary:
3 CAVALRY DIVISION: 3 Field Squadron Royal Engineers (page 409)
Name:
Gunner Wright
Context:
departed_sick
Date:
31 Dec 1916
Diary:
2 DIVISION: Divisional Troops: Divisional Trench Mortar Batteries. (page 63)
Name:
Sergeant Wright
Context:
award
Date:
1 Jan 1917
Diary:
2 DIVISION: 5 Infantry Brigade: 2 Battalion Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. (page 297)
Name:
Lance Corporal G V Wright
Context:
award
Date:
29 Dec 1916
Diary:
2 DIVISION: 13 Battalion Essex Regiment (page 131)
Name:
Sapper E Wright
Context:
departed_leave
Date:
31 Dec 1916
Diary:
3 DIVISION: 529 (East Riding) Field Company Royal Engineers (page 47)
Name:
Gunner H Wright
Context:
departed_posted
Date:
31 Dec 1916
Diary:
2 DIVISION: Divisional Troops: Divisional Trench Mortar Batteries. (page 59)
Name:
Captain A Wright
Context:
award
Date:
5 Jan 1917
Diary:
1 CAVALRY DIVISION: 2 Cavalry Brigade: 4 Dragoon Guards. (page 452)
Name:
Second Lieutenant D W Wright
Context:
joined
Date:
7 Jan 1917
Diary:
2 DIVISION: 23 Battalion Royal Fusiliers (page 151)
Name:
Second Lieutenant D W Wright
Context:
joined
Date:
7 Jan 1917
Diary:
2 DIVISION: 23 Battalion Royal Fusiliers (page 151)