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.
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.