Kilbride Parish Church War Memorial

Bruay Communal Cemetery Extension, France

Bruay Communal Cemetery Extension, France


Thomas Wright


Date of Birth – 20th January 1886 (16th January 1889 GRONI reference U/1885/76/1026/8/293)

Place of Birth – Drour, Clogher, Co. Tyrone

Date of enlistment – 28th January 1916

Address at time of enlistment – Saltcoats, Saskatchewan, Canada

Next of Kin – James Wright (father)

Address of next of kin - Fisherwick, Doagh

Trade or Calling – labourer

Marital status – single

Service No. 1009679

Unit – 46th Battalion, Canadian Infantry, (Saskatchewan Regiment)

Died –  22nd September 1917

Buried – Bruay Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot K 29), France

Commemorations – Ballyclare War Memorial and Kilbride Parish Church.

Marital status – Single at date of enlistment

Father’s name – James Wright

Mother’s name – Catherine Wright (née Smith)

Parents’ marriage date – 10th December 1878 in Ballygawley Parish Church

Siblings – William – b. 8th November 1879, Maggie – b. 3rd March 1883, William J – b. 30th November 1885), (Thomas), George Henry – b. 18th January 1894, Violet Isabella – b. 16th September 1898 and David – b 25th January 1901 (and 1 other)