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Arthur Hugh Moncrief Wright

Photograph of Pilot Officer Arthur Hugh Moncrief Wright 41643 (With dog). Image kindly provided by the Wright family (June 2017). Image may be subject to copyright restrictions.

Photograph of Pilot Officer Arthur Hugh Moncrief Wright 41643 (With dog). Image kindly provided by t …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Arthur Hugh Moncrief AWMM
  • Surname
    Wright AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    41643 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
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Europe (Air) AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    41643 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
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  • Occupation before enlistment
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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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Medical history

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Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Arthur Wright was the son of Arthur Henry Moncrieff Wright and Winifred Gladys Wright, of Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    5 February 1940 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    United KingdomEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
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  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
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  • Obituary
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  • Memorial name
    Runnymede Memorial, Surrey, United Kingdom AWMM

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  • Uncle Hugh was my mother's brother.
    He was one of the many young New Zealanders who joined the RAF and lost his life in the fight for freedom.
    My wife Val and I visited Runnymede in 1991 and had a special moment touching Hugh's name engraved on the Memorial Wall
    Public - Hugh Stephen - Other relative - 1 August 2017
  • Hugh was my father Ken's brother. He was a pilot in the RAF and died in a training mission over the English channel. Lester & Trudi Wright visited this memorial on May 24, 2015.
    Public - Lester Andrew - Other Relative - 24 May 2015



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    Information kindly provided by family AWMM


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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
30 June 2020Ian BanksTaumarunui New Zealand.Researcher
01 August 2017Hugh StephenWellington New ZealandOther relative
11 June 2017LesterNew ZealandOther relative
24 May 2015Lester Andrew AucklandOther Relative
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