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Wright, Anthony Dundas Almroth (1914-1944)

Sherborne School, UK, Book of Remembrance for former pupils who died in the Second World War, 1939-1945.

 

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Credit: Sherborne School Archives, Abbey Road, Sherborne, Dorset, UK, DT9 3AP.

 

Details: Anthony Dundas Almroth Wright (1914-1944), born in the British West Indies on 27 May 1914, son of Eric Blackwood Wright and Janet Isabel Wright (nee Willis), Granville House, Granville Park, London. Married to Tatiana Wright, of 13 Roy Road, Northwood, Middlesex.

 

Attended Pilgrims School, Westerham, Kent.

 

Attended Sherborne School (School House) September 1927-July 1932; School Prefect; XXX Blazer; Class Leader with Badge; Sergeant in OTC; member of Duffers.

 

City and Guilds Engineering College.

 

King's College, Cambridge, M.A.

 

WW2, Major in the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (REME). Killed on active service at Brussels, Belgium, on 14 September 1944, aged 30.

 

Commemorated at:

Brussels Town Cemetery, X. 22. 16. Inscription on his headstone: ‘I THANK MY GOD UPON EVERY REMEMBRANCE OF YOU. THROUGH YOU, I LIVE.’ www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2109382/wright,-antho...

 

Sherborne School: War Memorial Staircase; Book of Remembrance.

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