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Arthur John Wright

Name panel, World War II, detail of Honour Roll, Onehunga War Memorial Swimming Pool (photo John Halpin, March 2012) - CC BY John Halpin

Name panel, World War II, detail of Honour Roll, Onehunga War Memorial Swimming Pool (photo John Hal …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Arthur John AWMM
  • Surname
    Wright AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 18514 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    W. Wright (brother), Onehunga, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 18514 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Farmer/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Arthur Wright was the son of William Charles and Miria Wright, of Wairoa, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    23 December 1916 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Rue-David Military Cemetery, Fleurbaix, Pas-de-Calais, France AWMM I. F. 23. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Onehunga War Memorial Swimming Pool, Jellicoe Park (off Quadrant Road), Park Gardens, Onehunga, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Onehunga Arch of Remembrance, Jellicoe Park (off Quadrant Road), Park Gardens, Onehunga, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

Roll of Honour

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  • My aunty has his dogtags from the war....
    Public - fiona helen - Direct descendant - 27 February 2016
  • Arthur wright was my great uncle. He was only 23 years old when he died. I am only just learning about his sacrifice and will go to see his grave in may 2015.
    Public - Denise - Other Relative - 19 April 2015

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27 February 2016fiona helenbombayDirect descendant
19 April 2015DeniseAuckland, New ZealandOther Relative
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