Wright Edgar Cpl 4465898

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Personnel Entry

Cpl E Wright's CWGC headstone.
Cpl E Wright's CWGC headstone.

Name Wright Edgar
Army number 4465898
Rank Cpl
Date of birth Born Sunderland in 1911, mother's maiden surname Howliston.
Age 0
Unit Joined The Durham Light Infantry, no enlistment date as yet. Posted 10th Bn DLI. Served Iceland? Served Normandy. KILLED in ACTION 29/6/1944 with 10th Bn Durham Light Infantry.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade Date not yet known.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 29-Jun-44.
Home address Resident of Sunderland. Cpl Wright had married Elizabeth Forrest in Sunderland District in 1934. Buried Grave IV. E. 15. Fontenay-le-Pesnel War Cemetery, Tessel.
Source table 10DLI