Private J. Wright  Service number 5563293 wiltshire_regiment_cap_badge

Regiment Wiltshire Regiment

Date of birth 18th June 1902

Date of death 18th October 1920

Age at death 19 years


His Story

Born in Haggerston in 1902 to Robert and Fanny Wright, James served as a Lance Corporal in the Middlesex Regiment, 33 Works Battalion and died at Queen Alexandra Military Hospital, Westminster on 28th October 1920 aged 19 years. His death certificate states that his service number was 5563298 and that he was a Private in the 1st Wiltshire Regiment of Portobello Barracks, Dublin.  James was buried in Grave P1403, on 28th October 1920

Details of James Wright’s life and family are available in our publication “Hidden Histories”