Wright Jack Pte 6024793

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Name Wright Jack
Army number 6024793
Rank Pte
Date of birth Not yet known.
Age 31
Unit Enlisted in the Essex Regiment - dates not known. Transferred to the Army Air Corps 8/12/1942, posted 9th Bn AAC. Transferred back to the Essex Regiment 2/2/1944. Posted to No 1 I.T.C. Served Normandy. Transferred to The Durham Light Infantry 29/6/1944, posted 11th Bn DLI. Posted ? Bn DLI on the disbandment of the 11th Battalion. Transferred to the Highland Light Infantry 4/12/1944, posted 2nd Bn City of Glasgow Regiment, HLI. KILLED in ACTION 14/2/1945 with 2nd Bn City of Glasgow Regiment, Highland Light Infantry.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade 29/6/1944.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 14-Feb-45
Home address Son of Fredrick and Henrietta Wright, husband of Edith Wright. Buried Grave 44. E. 3. Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.
Source table 11DLI