The Australian Boer War Memorial
Anzac Parade Canberra

Lieutenant William Wright

Ancestor Details

Name of Ancestor: William Leckey Ferguson Wright

Ancestor's date of birth: 06/09/1870

Ancestor's date of death: Not supplied

Cause of Death: Not supplied

Service Number: 4

Colony or State of enlistment: QLD Place of Enlistment: Brisbane

Unit: 3 QMI and 6 QIB

Rank attained in Boer War: LT, Date Effective: Not supplied

Highest Rank attained (if served after war): MAJ, Date Effective: Not supplied

Murray Page: 467 and 510

Contingent: 3rd

Ship: Not supplied, Date of Sailing: 01/01/19

Ship: Not supplied, Date of Sailing: 01/03/1900

Boer War Service: Quartermaster Sgt with QMI & LT with 6th QIB

Memorial details: Not supplied D

ecorations: DCM, MID, Queens Medal 5 claps, Kings Medal 2 clasps

Personal Characteristics: Not supplied

Reasons to go and fight: Not supplied

Details of service after Boer War: WW1 5th Light Horse, Embarked 21st December 1914, returned 22nd August 1917. Discharged 28th September 1917.

Descendant Details

Name of Descendant: William Wright (Nephew), Sherwood QLD

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