Name Alfred John Wright, 1897 - 1918BiographyDate of Birth: 21 July 1897, North Pine (Qld.)
Date of Death: 24 May 1918, Villers-Bretonneux, Somme, France
Buried: Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery, Villers-Bretonneux, Picardie, France
Alfred's parents were John Edwin Wright and Asenath Elizabeth Rounsefell. Alfred's father was a councillor with the Pine Divisional Board from February 1897 to December 1899 and pioneered farming properties on the Pine River. Alfred attended Forbes Creek School. He was wounded at Messines in July 1917 and later killed in action near Villers-Bretonneux. His brother Henry Edwin  enlisted, Henry returned home.Death date28 March 1917
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