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John Deloitte Wright

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Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 803 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 803 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Deloitte AWMM
  • Surname
    Wright AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 12/3520 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    6 March 1892 AWMM PapakuraAuckland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 23 August 1915 AWMM Karamu, Waikato, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Martha Wright (mother), Beerscourt, Hamilton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 13 November 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 12/3520 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    • Military Medal (MM) AWMM
      [MM. Private, 2nd Battalion, Auckland Regiment.] Citation: Action: Switch Trench, South East of High Wood, September 1916. During the taking of the above trench this man displayed the greatest gallantry. He stood exposed to heavy shellfire in the open and fired his Lewis Gun from his shoulder, accounting for many Germans.” McDonald, W. (2001). AWMM
    • 1914-1915 Star AWMM
    • British War Medal (1914-1920) AWMM
    • Victory Medal AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 23 August 1915 AWMM Farmer/Civilian AWMM
    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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Martha and Henry Wright AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    17 January 1993 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Papakura Public Cemetery, Great South Road and Settlement Road, Papakura, New Zealand AWMM PPRS-D-038 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

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