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Wright, George



Regimental number: 523782
Battalion / unit at enlistment: 1st Field Amb
U of S affiliation at enlistment: no degree or certificate, but had been a student
Birth: 14 Apr 1885, Cornreaney, County Down, Ireland
College Building memorial: Second floor, southeast
Slide number(s): HR-2040, HR-2041
Notes: RoS - Unable to identify; fairly certain id is right

U of S attendance

Entry date College Left - date Left - reason Degree Degree - date Notes
1911 Arts - Emm        

Military service - attestation

Volunteer/drafted: volunteer
Attestation place: Winnipeg
Attestation date: 27 Mar 1916
Present address: Lloydminster,
Occupation: clerk in holy orders
Religion: Anglican
Age: 30 years, 11 months
Height (inches): 71.75
Chest expansion (inches): 39.50
Amount of expansion (inches): 3.50

Military service - assignments

Group Type Location First known date Last known date Reason for end of assignment Notes
1st Field Amb    France      


Rank Date Notes
Chaplain   NA


Mother: Wright, Isabella
Mother's Address: Cornreaney, County Down, Ireland (1916)

Non-military addresses

Address Occupation Earliest date Latest date Source Notes
Waringston  student 1911 1912 U of S Calendar
17 Alton Rd., Croyden, England   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 1059 - 14
College Building list #: 229
Roll of Honour list #: 220
Roll of Service (1928) #:
Long List #: 340

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