Eric was born 22/Dec/1920 to Ernest and Elsie Wright, one of 8 children. Siblings were Howard, John, Joseph, Audrey, Joyce, Dorothy and Mrs. Small. He was a member of the Church of England. Eric worked at Steinbergs Grocery Store.
He enlisted with the Three Rivers Regiment 12th Army Tank on 12/Aug/1940, trained at Camp Borden, ON and was sent to Europe.
Sgt. Wright was Killed In Action on 23/May/1944 in Italy, and is interred at Cassino Military Cemetery.
Sgt. Wright was awarded:
War Medal 1939-1945
CVSM & clasp
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