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Thomas William Wright

In memory of:

Lance Corporal Thomas William Wright

November 9, 1918

Military Service

Service Number:







Canadian Railway Troops


11th Bn.

Additional Information


April 15, 1881
Saint Peter Port, Guernsey


February 18, 1916
Sarnia, Ontario

Son of J. A. Wright and Julia Le Noury, of Mount Durand, Guernsey. Husband of Margaret Wright (nee Kershaw), of 240, Bright St., Sarnia, Ontario.

Father of Flying Officer James Lenoury Wright, who lost his life on March 15, 1945, while serving with the Royal Canadian Air Force.

Commemorated on Page 526 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

XVII. E. 8.


Grevillers is a village in the Department of the Pas de Calais, 3 kilometres west of Bapaume. From Bapaume take the RD929 direction Amiens, turn immediately right onto the RD7, signpost indicates the GREVILLERS BRITISH CEMETERY at this junction. After 500 metres turn left at junction onto RD29, signpost indicates cemetery which is on the right after a further 500 metres.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Honour roll– British Home Children World War 1 Honour Roll
  • Photo of Thomas William Wright– Thomas Wright British home child
  • Monument– Thomas Wright British home child
  • Other– Thomas Wright British home child
  • Photo of Thomas William Wright– Thomas William Wright circa 1903.
  • Group Photo– Thomas Wright, center, with his sister Julia, right, and an unnamed friend of Julia. Thomas was a British Home Child who was sent to Canada when he was 10. Taken some time between 1916 and 1918, likely in England or Guernsey.
  • Grave Marker

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