Roll of Honour William Beaumont Wright

Service number 2318
Rank Private
Unit D Squadron Base Light Horse Depot
Service Australian Imperial Force
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918
Conflict Eligibility Date First World War, 1914-1921
Date of Death 24 August 1915
Place of Death Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Place of Association Quorn, South Australia, Australia
Cemetery or Memorial Details West Terrace Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Source AWM145 Roll of Honour cards, 1914-1918 War, Army

Location on the Roll of Honour

William Beaumont Wright's name is located at panel 9 in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial (as indicated by the poppy on the plan).


Roll of Honour circular

For the First World War the circulars were forms sent to next of kin seeking details regarding the deceased. They form the basis of the card indexes from which the original Roll of Honour was compiled.

View circular (0 B PDF file)

Personal Service Records

For information about obtaining service records please see National Archives of Australia - Personal service records .

War Graves

The Office of Australian War Graves has the location and other information about war graves and memorials. Search the records of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission for details about First and Second World War graves.

Roll of Honour name projection

William Beaumont Wright's name will be projected onto the exterior of the Hall of Memory on:

  • Thu 11 May 2023 at 2:15am
  • Wed 16 August 2023 at 2:30am
  • Mon 16 October 2023 at 9:47pm
  • Mon 15 January 2024 at 12:35am
  • Sat 27 April 2024 at 12:02am

These dates and times are estimates. Please note that previous advised times on this site have recently been changed to ensure that early evening projections are clearly visible and not affected by twilight. The actual time of projection could also change as a result of weather and other factors, so it is advisable to check closer to the date. In the rare event of a temporary loss of electrical power, the names scheduled for display in that period will not appear until the next time listed.