Born: 11th September 1895, 28, Parliament Road, Ipswich.

Died: 31st December 1918; age: 23; at 31st General Hospital, Cairo.

Date of Entry Therein: 17th November 1915 – France.


Rank: Driver; Service Number: 885370

Regiment: Royal Field Artillery, 270th Brigade.


Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.


Grave Reference:

Q. 237.

Cairo War Memorial Cemetery,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Mr W. & Mrs E. Wright of 14, Howard Street, Ipswich.


1911   56, Parliament Road, Ipswich.

William was 16 years old, a Bricklayer’s Labourer. He was living with his parents & siblings.

William Wright, 61, a Bricklayer’s Labourer – Builder, born Ipswich.

Ellen Wright (nee Barnard), 56, a Dressmaker, born Stowmarket, Suffolk.

Jonathan Wright, 28, a Bricklayer – Builder, born Ipswich.

Mabel Wright, 23, a General Domestic Servant, born Ipswich.

Charles Wright, 2, born Ipswich.

1 young visitor.


Soldiers’ Effects to William & Ellen Wright – parents.


William is also remembered on the war memorial at St. John the Baptist Church, Ipswich.


 Royal Field Artillery



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