Image from the Evening Star – 15th December 1943.

Gordon is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park.



Born: 1909, Ipswich.

Died: 6th November 1943; age: 34; KiA.

Residence: Maynell, 94, Hadleigh Road, Ipswich.

Occupation: on the staff of the Ipswich Malting Company.


Rank: Battery Quartermaster Sergeant; Service Number: 1481152.

Regiment: Royal Artillery, 26th Battery, 49th Light Anti Aircraft Regiment.


Grave Reference:


Sangro River War Cemetery,




Relatives Notified & Address: Son of John Thomas Wright & Emma Elizabeth Wright, of 198, Foxhall Road, Ipswich; husband of Daisy May Wright, of Ipswich.




1911   198, Foxhall Road, Ipswich.


Gordon was 2 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

John Thomas Wright, 34, an Iron Foundry Worker – General Engineers, born Eye, Suffolk.

Emma Elizabeth Wright (nee Beaumont), 33, born Ipswich.

Lilian May E. Wright, 10, born Ipswich.

Gladys Frances Wright, 6, born Ipswich.

John Wright, 4, born Ipswich.

unnamed son, 1 month, born Ipswich.


In 1936, Ipswich, Gordon married Daisy May Barnard, born August 1912, Ipswich.


Probate to Daisy May Wright – widow.

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