This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 184126
- Rank: Gunner
- Regiment/Service: Royal Garrison Artillery
- Unit/Ship: 30th Siege Barttery
- Place of Death: Belgium
- Age at Death: 30
- Date of Death: 26.09.1917
- Burial Country: Belgium
- Cemetery: Menin Road South Military Cemetery
- Grave/Mem Ref no: II.H.6.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Arbroath
- Address: 1 Middle Street, Dundee
- Occupation: Painter, Tay Rail Bridge
Mary Hunter, 1 Middle St, Dundee
More about William Wright
William Wright 184126 Royal Garrison Artillery
DUNDEE GUNNER FALLS IN ACTION.
Gunner William Wright, Siege Battery, R.G.A., husband of Mrs Wright, 1 Middle Street, Dundee, has been killed in action. Gunner Wright, who was a reservist, had been over 13 years in the army, and had been in France since the first few months of the war. During that time he had seen much stiff fighting, and was wounded at the battle of Mons.
He was 30 years of age, and prior to enlistment was employed in painting the Tay Bridge. Deceased was a native of Arbroath.
Dundee Courier 20th October 1917
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