William John Wright

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Next of Kin – Catherine Jane Wright

Address of next of kin - Ballycushan, Templepatrick

Trade or Calling – labourer

Service No. 12/19265

Unit – 14th Battalion, Royal Irish Rifles

Rank - Serjeant

Died –  18th August 1917 (Died of wounds)

Buried – Brandhoek New Military Cemetery No. 3 (Plot II E 20), near Ypres, Belgium

Commemorations – Ballyclare War Memorial and Kilbride Parish Church

Marital status – married

Address at time of marriage - 18 Madras Street, Belfast

Date of Marriage - 17th April, 1911 in St Mark’s Church, Northumberland Street, Belfast (parish of Lower Falls)

Wife’s Name - Catherine Jane Wright (née Dubois)

Wife’s address at time of marriage - Springtown, Ballyearl

Issue - Thomas b. 14th January 1912, Catherine b. 16th May 1913, William b. 14th June 1914 and Arthur b. 18th August 1915

Father’s name – William John Wright (deceased at time of his son’s marriage)

Mother’s name – Elizabeth Wright

 St Mark's Church, Northumberland Street, Belfast - now disused.

St Mark's Church, Northumberland Street, Belfast - now disused.