Topic: Henry Marshall Wright
Henry (Harry) Marshall Wright (Service no. 6/2016) was a First World War soldier and former employee of Christchurch City Council.
|First name:||Henry Marshall (Harry)|
|Date of Birth:||19 August 1891|
|Date of Death:||7 August 1915|
|Place of Death:||Gallipoli, Turkey|
|Memorial or Cemetery:||Chunuk Bair (New Zealand) Memorial, Chunuk Bair Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey|
|Age at death:||24|
|Occupation before enlisting:||Clerk, Treasury Department, Christchurch City Council|
|Regiment or Service:||Canterbury Infantry Battalion|
|Parents or Next of Kin:||Son of Sidney Robert Wright, of Hororata, Canterbury, and Jessie Susan Wright|
|Rank last held:||Lieutenant,Canterbury Infantry Battalion|
|Embarkation:||17 April 1915|
|Place of Embarkation:||Wellington|
|Transport:||Willochra or Knight Templar or Waitomo|
|Cause of Death:||Killed in Action|
Harry is remembered on the Christchurch City Council Roll of Honour.
- Online Cenotaph record for Harrry Marshall Wright. Auckland War Memorial Museum
- Harry Wright's military personnel file. Archives New Zealand (Archway)
- Further military personnel file for Harry Wright. Archives New Zealand.
- Entry for Harry Wright on Soldiers of Selwyn. Kete Selwyn
FOR KING AND EMPIRE. Sun, Volume II, Issue 471, 13 August 1915, Page 6