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Wright, Arthur James



Regimental number: 487336
Battalion / unit at enlistment: 5th University Co.
U of S affiliation at enlistment: student
Killed, died or wounded: wounded
Birth: 19 Jun 1887, Hintlesham, Suffolk, England
College Building memorial: First floor, northeast
Slide number(s): HR-1099, HR-1100

U of S attendance

Entry date College Left - date Left - reason Degree Degree - date Notes
1914 Arts - Emm        

Military service - attestation

Volunteer/drafted: volunteer
Attestation place: Saskatoon
Attestation date: 22 Nov 1915
Present address: Saskatoon, SK
Occupation: divinity student
Religion: Anglican
Age: 27 years
Height (inches): 66.50
Chest expansion (inches): 35.00
Amount of expansion (inches): 2.00

Military service - assignments

Group Type Location First known date Last known date Reason for end of assignment Notes
Can Record Office   London, UK      
PPCLI    France 1917    
5th University Co.           


Rank Date Notes


Wound type Date Notes
gas 29 Mar 1918


Father: Wright, J T
Father's Address: Durrant's Farm, Hadleigh, Suffolk, England (1915)

Non-military addresses

Address Occupation Earliest date Latest date Source Notes
Hadleigh, UK student 1914 1916 U of S Calendar
Saskatoon  student 1919 1920 U of S Calendar
Okatoks    1928   1928 list
1928 list = "List of Students who enlisted during the Great War," U of S Archives. The list was completed after F. Underhill went to the University of Toronto in 1927; probably in conjunction with the Memorial Gates. Some of the addresses may be from an earlier date.


National Archives reference: RG 150 Box 10593 - 23
College Building list #: 106
Roll of Honour list #: 219
Roll of Service (1928) #: 309
Long List #: 338

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