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Andrew Henry Bellas Wright

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Andrew Henry Bellas AWMM
  • Surname
    Wright AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 3/736 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    19 January 1884 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra Stockton-on-TeesYorkshire Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 54 Dalrymple Road, Invercargill, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Elizabeth Wright (mother), 22 Saint Peter's Road, Stockton-on-Tees, England AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 13 June 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 3/736 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM OtagoNew Zealand 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
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 7" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      138 lb AWMM
    • Other, WWI AWMM
      Nature of Injury: Ampt. left leg Percent of disability: 50 Source: New Zealand. Army (1920). List of the names of all ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100% AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Disembarked Suez, 23 July 1915.

    Joined NZ Auxiliary Hospital, Moascar, 25 January 1916.

    Transfererd to NZ General Hospital, Cairo, 21 March 1916.

    Embarked Alexandria, 9 June 1916; disembarked Southampton, England, 19 June 1916.

    On command, No 1 NZ General Hospital, Brockenhurst, 28 June 1916.

    Proceeded overseas to France, 14 August 1916; joined No 3 NZ Field Ambulance, in the field, 21 September 1916.

    Wounded in action, and admitted to No 2 NZ Field Ambulance, 22 September 1916 (gun shot wound, arm and foot); transferred to No 1 Australian General Hospital, 29 September 1916, and then to England same day; admitted to 1st Southern General Hospital, Birmingham, 30 September 1916; transferred to NZ Convalescent Hospital, Hornchurch, 25 November 1916.

    Classifed by NZ Medical Board and placed on NZ Roll, 17 January 1917.

    Transferred to No 1 NZ General hospital, Brockenhurst, 3 February 1917; to Roehampton Hospital, 2 April 1917; to No 2 NZ General Hospital, Walton-on-Thames, 3 May 1917; discharged to sick leave, 5 May 1917; admitted to No 2 NZ General Hospital, Walton-on-Thames, 21 May 1917; discharged to sick leave, 6 July 1917; admitted to No 2 NZ General Hospital from leave, 27 October 1917.

    Found guilty, 8 January 1918, of overstaying leave: forfeited 5 days' pay under Royal Warrant, and 5 days' pay by award of Commanding Officer.
    Discharged from No 2 NZ General Hospital to Discharge Depot, Torquay, 25 March 1918.
    Commenced return to New Zealand from Plymouth on board HMNZT 'Mokoia', 30 May 1918; discharged (no longer physically fit for War Service on account of wounds received in action), 21 February 1919.
    War service: 3 years 284 days (of which 3 years 35 days were abroad)

    Cause of death: oedema of lungs, idiopathic oedema.

    Present address (as listed in New Zealand. Army (1920). List of the names of all ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100%): Chalmers Military Hospital AWMM
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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

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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
      Page No: 802 AWMM
    • New Zealand. Army (1920). List of the names of all ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100%, compiled from returns supplied by the Commissioner of Pensions, in respect to: a) Permanent War Pensions, and from returns supplied by the Director-General of Medical Services, regarding: b) Discharged and undischarged hospital patients, assessed as suffering permanent disability, but not yet in receipt of a pension at date (28-4-20). New Zealand. Director-General of Medical Services. NZ Times Co. (Printer). AWMM
    • NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM
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