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119957   Gunner George Henry Wright
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 01/02/2022
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 14th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 30/08/1895
Died: 23/07/1917 (Died of Wounds)
Age: 21
George Henry Wright was the son of Samuel and Mary Elizabeth Wright. George Henry Wright was born on 30th August 1895 in Ballyboy, County Tyrone. He was one of ten children, all born in the Caledon area. Samuel Wright was a farmer. Gunner George Henry Wright was serving with the 14th Brigade of the Royal Field Artillery when he died of wounds on 23rd July 1917.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Noeux-les-Mines Communal Cemetery
  Bethune, Pas-de-Calais, 4
Grave Ref: Grave II-F-18
CWGC Casualty 466367
Noeux-les-Mines is a town 6 kilometres south of Bethune on the main road to Arras. The Communal Cemetery is on the northern side of the town, on the south-east side of the road to Labourse.
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Dungannon War Memorial - WWI - Panel 2 Dungannon
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists Wright family Lists George H as age 5 living with the family at house 3 in Ballyboy, Caledon, Tyrone
2 1910 Ulster Towns Directory - Caledon Wright, Samuel, farmer, Ballyboy, Caledon
3 1911 Census lists Wright family Lists George Henry as age 14 living with the family at house 2 in Ballyboy, Caledon, Tyrone
4 Photo of Gunner George Henry Wright's gravestone
5 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
6 Presbyterian ROH Minterburn George Henry Wright, Ballyboy, killed in action
7 St John COI Churchyard inscriptions Lists George Henry on family headstone
8 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Gunner George H Wright's gravestone can be purchased here
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