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  • Photgraph published on 7th December 1915 in the Nottingham Evening Post and is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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Huntingdon
He was the son of Mr and Mrs Edward Wright of Nottingham (CWGC). In 1911 he was lodging at 76 Rupert Street, The Meadows, Nottingham, with his brother John and family. In 1901 he was lodging in Nottingham with a work mate. He was the husband of Ethel Wright. At the time of his death they were living at 113 Rupert Street, Meadows, Nottingham.
In 1901 he was working a bottler and in 1911 as a 'passed cleaner'.
25 Sep 1915
32
912138 - CWGC Website
S/12033
Rifleman
9th Bn Rifle Brigade (Prince Consort's Own)
Rifleman George Edward Wright enlisted at Nottingham and initially served with the Cavalry Regiment as GS/10640, later transferring to the 9th Battalion Rifle Brigade. He landed in France on 30th June 1915 and was killed in action 25th September 1915. He has no known grave and his name is commemorated on the Ypre (Menin Gate) Memorial.
Photograph Nottingham Evening Post, 7 December 1914. Caption: 'Rifleman GE Wright, 9th Rifle Brigade, 113 Rupert St., Meadows, killed in action Sept. 25th.' Nottingham Evening Post, ‘In Memoriam’, 25 September 1918: ‘Wright. In loving memory of my dear brothers, Rfn George E Wright, killed in action September 25th, 1914, brother to Pte Arthur Wright (Bloomer), accidentally killed June 1st 1915. Fondly remembered by sister Edith, brother Jack [John].' (www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk)
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  • Photgraph published on 7th December 1915 in the Nottingham Evening Post and is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
    George Edward Wright - Photgraph published on 7th December 1915 in the Nottingham Evening Post and is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918