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Charles was the son of Geoffrey Wright, who lived at 80 Cleveland Road, Sunderland. While at Armstrong College, Charles studied Mathematics, Chemistry, and Art.
Charles was gazetted Second Lieutenant in the South Staffordshire Regiment, 11th Battalion on 21st September 1915. He was later attached to the Machine Gun Corps, 26th Battalion.
Charles died on 18th October 1916.
Charles is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial in Somme, France.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
The War Graves Photographic Project.
The University of Durham Roll of Service 1914 – 1919.
Durham University Gazette, Vol II, 1912-1929.
Armstrong College Admissions Registers.
The London Gazette, 24th September 1915.
Sophie Anderton (Newcastle University)
Rachel Hill (Newcastle University).
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