Gordon J.G. Wright, Pte.
Personal information
Age 25
Nationality British
Date / place of birth Unknown
Genealogy Son of George G. and Edith Wright, Stone, Staffordshire, U.K.
Military information
Army Number 4918716
Rank Pte.
Function Unknown
Platoon / Troop / Flight Unknown
Company / Squadron Unknown
Unit / Group 3rd Battalion 1st Parachute Brigade
Division / Transport / Command 1st Airborne Division
Regiment Army Air Corps Parachute Regiment
Death information
Died when 26-9-1944
Died where Oosterbeek
Spot Evasion point at the River
Map reference Unknown
Burial location
Wijk bij Duurstede, General Cemetery, Netherlands
Grave number 4-19
Graves overview
Miscellaneous information
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Pte. Wright was drowned during the withdrawal. His body was recovered from the river Lek on 7 April 1945. He served in the South Staffordshire Regiment before joining the Parachute Regiment. His portrait photo was taken in 1942 at Bulford Camp Salisbury Plain when still serving in this Regiment.

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Gordon J.G. Wright, Pte.
Personal information
Age 25
Nationality British
Date / place of birth Unknown
Genealogy Son of George G. and Edith Wright, Stone, Staffordshire, U.K.
Military information
Army Number 4918716
Rank Pte.
Function Unknown
Platoon / Troop / Flight Unknown
Company / Squadron Unknown
Unit / Group 3rd Battalion 1st Parachute Brigade
Division / Transport / Command 1st Airborne Division
Regiment Army Air Corps Parachute Regiment
Death information
Died when 26-9-1944
Died where Oosterbeek
Spot Evasion point at the River
Map reference Unknown
Burial location
Wijk bij Duurstede, General Cemetery, Netherlands
Grave number 4-19
Graves overview
Miscellaneous information
Supplemental images
Click to view
Personal notes

Pte. Wright was drowned during the withdrawal. His body was recovered from the river Lek on 7 April 1945. He served in the South Staffordshire Regiment before joining the Parachute Regiment. His portrait photo was taken in 1942 at Bulford Camp Salisbury Plain when still serving in this Regiment.

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