AUBREY GAINSFORD WRIGHT

 

Born: 11th May 1890, Great Cornard, Suffolk.

Died: 31st May 1916; Age: 26; KiA – Battle of Jutland.

Enlistment Details: Location: Portsmouth; Signed up for 12 years on the 19th February 1909. Height: 5ft 5ins, fresh complexion, hazel eyes & dark brown hair. Next of Kin: Annie M. Wright, of ‘Aldershot’ Ancaster Road, Ipswich – mother.

 

Rank: Petty Officer Stocker; Service Number: K.2091.

Regiment: Royal Navy, H.M.S. ‘Queen Mary.’

 

Memorial Reference:

Panel 16.

Portsmouth Naval Memorial,

Hampshire.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Charles A. & Annie M. Wright, of ‘Aldershot’ 10, Ancaster Road, Ipswich.

 

CENSUS

 

1891   Sudbury Road, Great Cornard, Suffolk.

 

Aubrey was 11 months old and living with his parents & brothers.

Charles Albert Wright, 28, a Coal Agent – employer, born Edwardstone, Suffolk.

Annie Mary Wright (nee Walford), 27, born Walton-on-Naze, Essex.

Walter Charles Wright, 3, born Polstead, Suffolk.

Elliston Walford Wright, 2, born Great Cornard.

2 domestic servants.

 

1901   Sudbury Road, Great Cornard, Suffolk.

 

Aubrey was 10 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Charles, 38, a Coal Agent – own account.

Mary, 37.

Walter, 13.

Elliston, 12.

Gladys Mary Wright, 8, born Great Cornard.

Eric Jack Wright, 6, born Great Cornard.

1 Governess.

1 Cook.

1 Housemaid.

 

1911   H.M.S. ‘Neptune’ North Railway Jetty, Portsmouth, Hampshire.

 

Aubrey was 20 years old, a Stoker 1st Class, for the Royal Navy on board the First Class Battleship, of the 1st Division House Fleet. Captain – Charles Martin de Bartolome.

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