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Wesley Wright

Rank: Private
Street: 1052 Roscoe Street
Town/Village: Chicago, Illinois, .
Civil Parish:
Catholic Parish:
Country: U.S.A
Alternative Address: Longford, County Longford / 1454 Summerdale Avenue, Chicago
Census 1901: Present at Boyle, Co. Roscommon
Census 1911:
Regiment/Unit: Royal Canadian Dragoons, Canadian Expeditionary Force
Regiment Number: 1266094
Date of Death:
Cause: Survived the war
Memorial: Rosehill Cemetery, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Wesley was born in Longford on 26 September 1881. Prior to emigrating to the US in 1906/07, he worked in Boyle as a Grocer's assistant. Wright married his wife Mathilda Braf, a Swedish emigrée, on the 11 March 1911. Pte Wright crossed the border to enlist with the Commonwealth forces at Toronto in October 1918. After the war, Wesley returned to Roscoe Street, Chicago, where he worked for the street car company, Chicago Street Lines. Wright died in Chicago in 1947, survived by his wife.

Parents Names: Son of Rev. John Wright and Elizabeth (née McCandless/ McKandels), Lisbellaw, Co. Fermanagh
Notes: Wesley's father Rev. John Wright who was the Methodist minister for Lisbellaw, Co. Fermanagh in 1901 (

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