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William Wright

Driver

1st Division Headquarters

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Ulmus Procera
  • Planted By: Miss A Thompson
  • Plaque: 3745

Additional Info

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Biography

William George Wright was a labourer from Ballarat. At the time of his enlistment he was single and 20 years of age. He enlisted on the 16th of February 1916 as a driver with the August 1916 Reinforcements. Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 September 1916. William was taken on strength to the 1st divisional headquarters on the 23rd of July 1917. He returned to Australia on the 16th of April 1918 and was discharged as medically unfit on the 12th of July 1918 due to epilepsy.
Tree No. 3745

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour