The information displayed here is at the time of death.
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.
UK Census registers, National Archives (available via Ancestry.co.uk)
UK Military Service Records, National Archives (available via Ancestry.co.uk)
Newcastle University Archives (Roll of Service, Armstrong College Calendars, The Northerner Student Magazine)
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
The London Gazette, 24th September 1915.
Sophie Anderton, Rachel Hill.
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