WRIGHT, Dennis Raymond

Known as: 
Curly, or Chippy (to Family)
Rank: 
Private
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Warwickshire Regiment
Service: 
Army
Service numbers: 
5127463
Died : 
Monday, September 13, 1943
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
18
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Operations: 
Local Roll of Honour: 
Private Dennis Wright, aged 18 and from Birmingham, died [1] during operations at Salerno and was initially buried near a house in a copse on the East side of road at Dragone. Map ref 602409 [2].
 
Click here to view the Diary entry of Victor 'Dusty' Miller No 2 Cdo for this day.
 
Sources
[1] CWGC.
[2] 2 Commando Casualties Salerno document below.
Article in the Birmingham Daily Gazette 21 October 1943.
 
Primary Roll of Honour: 
Photo of grave in Gallery: 
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