WRIGHT, Harold Edwin
(Service number 7/416)

First Rank Trooper Last Rank


Date 17 March 1886 Place of Birth Timaru

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment National Bank, Christchurch
Occupation Clerk
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin A. W. WRIGHT (father), Beverley Road, Timaru
Religion Church of England
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation Main Body
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Canterbury Mounted Rifles
Date 16 October 1914
Transport Tahiti or Athenic
Embarked From Wellington Destination
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

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Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations



Date 13 June 1946 Age 60 years
Place of Death Warwick Hospital, Ashburton
Memorial or Cemetery Timaru Cemetery
Memorial Reference General Section, Row 1. Plot 325B
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Harold Edwin Ward was the son of Augustus William and Amy Jane (née Perry) Wright. He married Mary Elizabeth Torless in 1925 at St Mary's, Timaru.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [10 June 2018]

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