NameHenry Edwin Wright, SN 337, Service RecordBiographyNote: The record contents of Original Service Number 337 (WWI) have been amalgamated with the later Service Number N105742 (WWII)
Date of Birth: 4 February 1896, North Pine (Qld.)
Date of Death: 18 February 1969, New South Wales
Buried: Coffs Harbour Cemetery, New South Wales
Henry's parents were John Edwin Wright and Asenath Elizabeth Rounsefell. Henry's father was a councillor with the Pine Divisional Board from February 1897 to December 1899 and pioneered farming properties on the Pine River. Henry attended Forbes Creak School. Henry was wounded in action with a gunshot to the head, he rejoined his unit but was suffering synovitis in his right knee and sent to Convalescent Depot. He was discharged and returned to Australia in 1917. Henry enlisted in World War II. His brother Alfred John  who also enlisted was killed.Date01 January 1914 - 31 December 1920CustodianNational Archives of Australia - 01 Feb 1998 - PresentLocation of originalsOriginals held by the National Archives of Australia - NAA: WRIGHT H E, NAA: B884, N105742LanguageEnglishOriginal formatLink to external source : Paper files and documents
Related memorial or honour boardSamsonvale Honour BoardRelated material notesPortrait from Queenslanders Who Fought in the Great War 1914-1918 : Access to this portrait image was made available through the generosity of Archive CD Books (www.archivedigitalbooks.com.au) and Gould Genealogy.Related Service personnelAlfred John Wright, SN 336, Service Record
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