Lance Corporal H. Wright Service number 205389
Regiment Middlesex Regiment
Date of birth 30th March 1898
Date of death 12th April 1918
Age at death 20 years
Herbert, one of eight children of Charles and Agnes Wright, was born in 1898, St George in the East. Very few details of Herbert’s war service exist, described as 5ft 6in tall with blue eyes and light brown hair, he attested in February 1915 and was called up immediately to join the London Regiment Royal Fusiliers. Herbert died 12th April 1918, in the South Eastern Hospital in Greenwich aged 20 years and was buried in grave R1467, on 18th April 1918.
Details of Herbert Wright’s life and family are available in our publication “Hidden Histories”