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VC1250    Peter Harold Wright

Name   Peter Harold Wright    No.      

VC Issue No.   1250   Awards   VC    

Regiment   Coldstream Guards, 3rd Battalion

Later    

Now   

Rank VC Won    Company Sergeant-Major (Warrant Officer Class II)

Rank End Of Career   Company Sergeant-Major (Warrant Officer Class II)

Place Of Birth   Mettingham, near Bungay, Suffolk, England

Place Of Death   Ipswich, Suffolk, England

Buried/Location Ashes   All Saint's Churchyard, Ashbocking, Suffolk, England

Cremated   

Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone     Plot/Grave no.   Grave 136 - 5A

Gazetted    7 September 1944

VC Presented   22 November 1944, King George VI, Buckingham Palace, London, England

Memorials

P  Headstone, All Saint's Churchyard, Ashbocking, Suffolk, England

P  Memorial Plaque, All Saints Church, Ashbocking, Suffolk

P  Memorial Plaque & Tree, All Saints Churchyard, Ashbocking, Suffolk

P  Wright Road, Windsor, Berkshire


By The Way…

Worked on his Fathers farm before the war, and returned to the soil after it was over


VC Held By

Lord Ashcroft Collection / I.W.M.

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BORN    10 August 1916

DIED  5 April 1990   AGE    73

VC Won   25 September 1943   AGE   27

Place VC Won   Pagliarolli Hill, Salerno, Italy

War/Campaign   Second World War

Second World War