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Gordon Thomas Wright

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Gordon Thomas AWMM
  • Surname
    Wright AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI 6/987 AWMM
    • WWII 500961 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
    • Unknown AWMM 44 Mackworth Street, Woolston, New Zealand AWMM
    • Unknown AWMM Unknown address AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • A. Wright (father), 44 Mackworth Street, Woolston, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
    • Augustus Wright (father), 44 Mackworth Street, Woolston, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • 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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Embarked twice. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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  • Gordon Wright was my grandfather. I am here because he risked his life at Gallipoli on the beaches. He made it back wounded physically and mentally. He was 18 years old at the time.
    Public - Steve - Direct descendant - 24 April 2020
  • Gosh I didn't know how much of your life you gave to keeping New Zealand safe during the War. You didn't talk about this to us, your grandchildren. I suppose it is a time in your life when it is not something you would want to remember. Thank you Gaddy. Debbie
    Public - Deborah Anne - Other Relative - 18 May 2015
  • Loving memories by the only surviving child (one of five), Patricia Sara Margaret, of Gordon Thomas and his wife Alma Frances - married in 1920. A hard working father, who never missed a dawn service until his crippling stroke in the mid 1960s. Ever loyal to his country, Gordon also served in W.W.2 as an instructor W.O.1. Gordon: 18/10/1895 - 28/01/1971
    Public - Patricia Sara Margaret - Child - 16 May 2015
  • Thank you Gaddy for being part of protecting our freedom. Fond memories of your pipe and knitted pom pom hat. Love from your grand-daughter Robin xo
    Public - Robin Frances - Other Relative - 9 May 2015
  • Thank-you,dear Gaddy for your bravery; I didn't know that you had embarked twice to fight for NZ's freedom. I'm remembering you, especially, this Anzac Day, 100 years on. God bless Lindsay xxx
    Public - Lindsay Frances Ceril - Other Relative - 21 April 2015

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 802 AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1918). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      66: 10 AWMM

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24 April 2020SteveAuckland New ZealandDirect descendant
09 November 2018StephenAucklandDirect descendant
18 May 2015Deborah AnneAuckland, New ZealandOther Relative
16 May 2015Patricia Sara Margaret Auckland, NZChild
09 May 2015Robin FrancesAuckland, NZOther Relative
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