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Forename(s): Thomas Dent
Place of Birth: Barnoldswick, Yorkshire
Service No: 42621
Regiment / Corps / Service: Alexandra, Princess of Wales Own (Yorkshire Regiment)
Battalion / Unit: 8th (Service) Battalion
Division: 23rd Division
Date of Death: 1917-06-07
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: Panel 33.
CWGC Cemetery: ---
CWGC Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: BARNOLDSWICK, YORKSHIRE
Thomas Dent Wright was the son of William Henry and Margaret Wright, née Dent and cousin of Pte Hartley Dent (11310) (q.v.).
1891 Barnoldswick Census: Butts Top - Thomas D. Wright, aged 1 year, born Barnoldswick, son of William H. and Margaret Wright.
1901 Barnoldswick, Yorkshire Census: 1, Turner Street - Thomas D. Wright, aged 11 years, born Barnoldswick, son of William H. and Margaret Wright.
1911 Barnoldswick, Yorkshire Census: 1, Turner Street - Thomas Dent Wright, aged 21 years, born Barnoldswick, son of William Henry and Margaret Wright.
Thomas was married to Annie Whitell in 1912.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte Thomas D. Wright, 42621, Yorkshire Regiment.
Data Source: Cravens Part in the Great War - original CPGW book entryView Entry in CPGW Book
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record:
WRIGHT, T.B., aged 28 years, Yorkshire Regiment, 4, Back Park Road, [Barnoldswick], believed killed in action June 7, 1917.
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Private Thomas Dent WRIGHT
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Alexandra, Princess of Wales Own (Yorkshire Regiment)
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 23rd Division
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