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Private Charles Edwin Wright


Harrogate Herald - 6th June 1917

Roll of Honour

Private Charles Edwin Wright (Yorkshire Regiment, and formerly of the Yorkshire Hussars) is reported missing since the 23rd of April. His parents, Mr & Mrs Walter Wright, of High Snaith Farm, Kirkby Overblow, will be grateful for any news of their son.


Harrogate Herald - 20th February 1918

Private Charles Edwin Wright, who has been missing since April 23rd, 1917, is now officially stated to have been killed in action on that date. He was the fourth son of Mr and Mrs Wright, High Snape Farm, Kirkby Overblow. He volunteered for service with the colours at the outbreak of war. He was in the Yorkshire Hussars (attached to the Yorkshire Regiment). He was in the second battle of Arras.



Alexandra, Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment)

5th Battalion

Private Charles Edwin Wright (33298)

Born : Kirby Overblow

Enlisted : York

Residence : Kirby Overblow

Died : 23rd April 1917

Killed in Action

France & Flanders


Note : Formerly 2632, Yorks Hussars

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