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Nottingham
He was the husband of Lily (née Derwin) Wright and the father of Horace, Florence, Winifred, Archibald, Marjorie and Leslie Wright. In 1911 they lived at 19 Kenilworth Terrace Portland Road Nottingham and later at 12 Russell Street Nottingham.
In 1911 he was a window cleaner.
15 Jun 1918
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2148841 - CWGC Website
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Corporal
Gloucestershire Regiment
Corporal Archibald John Wright, enlisted October 1914 and served with 1/5th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment. He was gassed in September 1917. He was killed in action during the Austro-Hungarian offensive on the Piave on 15th June 1918. He has no known grave, his name is commemorated on the Giavera Memorial.
Obituary notices published 22nd March 1919 in the Nottingham Evening Post :- “WRIGHT. - Corpl. Archibald John Wright, 1/5th Gloucestershire Regiment, reported missing June 15th, 1918, now reported killed. - From his loving wife and children, 12 Russell-street. “WRIGHT. - Corpl. Archibald John Wright, 1/5th Gloucestershire Regiment, reported missing June 15th, 1918, now reported killed. He fell like a hero just at the break of dawn, and left his loved ones here, his sudden loss to mourn. - From his loving mother, brothers, and sisters, 24 Collinson-street.” Above obtiuaries are courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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