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Nottingham
He was born O/N/D/1880. In 1911 he lived at 2 Potter's Yard Haywood Street Sneinton Nottingham with his wife May and children May Elizabeth, William Cressey and Mary.
He was a printer's cutter in 1911.
23 Apr 1917
35
775343 - CWGC Website
40529
Private
8th Bn South Staffordshire Regiment
Nottingham Evening Post Roll of Honour (abridged) 18/5/1918: 'Wright. Reported wounded and missing April 23rd 1917, now presumed killed on that date, Pte. William Cressey Wight, aged 35, South Staffords, of 20 Haywood Street Sneinton. For 20 years in the employ of Howitt & Sons, Askforth Street. - From sorrowing wife and children.' 'Wright. Killed in action April 23rd 1917, Pte William Wright South Staffords. A noble sacrifice - deeply regeretted by father, mother, sister in law, Harry (France).' 'Wright. Missing now reported killed, Pte William Wright, South Staffords, the beloved eldest son of Frances Mary and the late William Cressey Wright. - From heartbroken mother, sisters Lizzie, Mabel, brother Edwin in Salonica, also Emily.' Research by David Nunn
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