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George WRIGHT, Private

George WRIGHT, Private

Male - 1977

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  • Name George WRIGHT 
    Suffix Private 
    Born UK Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Emigration Migrated from UK to Australia between the wars.  [2
    Military Service 1914-1919  WWI Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    George served in the British Army in WW1.  
    Military Service 1939-1945  WWII Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    2nd AIF with 2/2nd Pioneer Battalion in the Middle East. (Australian Imperial Force)
     
    Military Service 1941-1945  WWII Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Service NoVX56411 ENLISTED 21.5.1941 Royal park Vic, discharged 30 Oct 1945 Private of 2/2 Pioneer Battalion. Prisonher of war=No and ww honours and gallantry=None 
    Died 1977 
    Buried Cheltenham Cemetery Gloucestershire UK Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I-7087  Christina and Donald McLean
    Last Modified 26 Apr 2019 

    Family Ivy Ellen MCDONALD,   b. 19 Sep 1893, Carchap Vic Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 May 1981, Rosedale Vic Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 22 Feb 1965 
    Last Modified 26 Apr 2019 02:22:02 
    Family ID F-2298  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    0510 - Ivy & her third husband George Wright.jpg
    0510 - Ivy & her third husband George Wright.jpg

    Stories
    5167 - Ivy Ellen McDONALD & George Barrett & Austin Norman & George Wright
    5167 - Ivy Ellen McDONALD & George Barrett & Austin Norman & George Wright
    Biography as published in the BRB in 1985 & 1995.

  • Sources 
    1. [S-134] http://nominal-rolls.dva.gov.au/veteran?id=683419&c=WW2#R, http://www.ww2roll.gov.au/Veteran.aspx?ServiceId=A&VeteranId=667030, 24 Apr 2019 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      Name wright, george, australian army, VX56411, dob22 Jun 1901, England, date of enlistment 21 May 1941, at Nyah West Vic, Place on enlistment Royal Park Vic, NOK VIOLET WRIGHT, Date of discharge 30 Oct 1945, PRIVATE 2/2 Pioneer Battalion. No honors and award for display Prisoner of War=No
      8 hours searching over two day to find this info with name and year of death 1977 and battalion; nothing more! yay! ljm

    2. [S-3] FS BRB - 'Donald & Christina McLean & Their Descendants', 1995, The BRB has a good index for each individual. Copies of the BRB available Strathalbyn National Trust Museum & Library, several libraries around Australia including State Library SA, and Western Australian Genealogical Society Bayswater WA Request assistance for locating a copy through 'Contact us' on this website. , Page 166 in Rachel's section, 24 Apr 2019 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      No date provided. Nothing provided for this profile beyond what is stated here and then his 1965 marriage in his 64th year to Ivy Ellen McDonald as her third husband.
      Lorna found a source and went to different website after 6hrs today and 2 yesterday! yay!

    3. [S-3] FS BRB - 'Donald & Christina McLean & Their Descendants', 1995, The BRB has a good index for each individual. Copies of the BRB available Strathalbyn National Trust Museum & Library, several libraries around Australia including State Library SA, and Western Australian Genealogical Society Bayswater WA Request assistance for locating a copy through 'Contact us' on this website. , Page 166 in Rachel's section, 24 Apr 2019 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      lorna found on Rachel section P166 after 8 hrs searching

    4. [S-134] http://nominal-rolls.dva.gov.au/veteran?id=683419&c=WW2#R, http://www.ww2roll.gov.au/Veteran.aspx?ServiceId=A&VeteranId=667030, 24 Apr 2019 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      Name wright, george, australian army, VX56411, dob22 Jun 1901, England, date of enlistment 21 May 1941, at Nyah West Vic, Place on enlistment Royal Park Vic, NOK VIOLET WRIGHT, Date of discharge 30 Oct 1945, PRIVATE 2/2 Pioneer Battalion. No honors and award for display Prisoner of War=No. Any person can request a copy of this mans military record from https://recordsearch.naa.gov.au/SearchNRetrieve/Interface/ListingReports/ItemsListing.aspx
      8 hours searching over two day to find this info with name and year of death 1977 and battalion; nothing more! yay! ljm

    5. [S-134] http://nominal-rolls.dva.gov.au/veteran?id=683419&c=WW2#R.

    6. [S-18] PUBLICATION Edwin Maclean's genealogy(no sources provided), No Sources provided or offered or known, No Sources provided or offered or known.
      BURIAL Cheltenham Cemetery Gloucestshire UK