Other names: Herbert Stephen
Locations in this story: ShaftesburyFrance & FlandersLapugnoy Military CemeteryEnmore Green, ShaftesburySt. James' Church, ShaftesburyHoly Trinity Church, ShaftesburySt. Peter's Church, ShaftesburyMotcombe, Dorset
Story: Herbert Stephen Wright was born in 1899 in Shaftesbury. He was the son of James Wright and Emily Wright. The family lived at 72 St. James, Shaftesbury, Dorset. At the time of the 1911 Census he was single and living in Enmore Green. He enlisted as a Private in the Royal Warwickshire Regt (Service No. 35211). He served in France and Flanders and was awarded the Victory and British War medals. He died on 13th April 1918 and was buried at Lapugnoy Military Cemetery (grave id. IX.B.14). He is remembered on the Park Walk, Enmore Green and St. James’ war memorials in Shaftesbury and on the Motcombe War Memorial. He also appears on the Roll of Honour in St. James’ Church and on the Holy Trinity Memorial, now in St. Peter's Church, Shaftesbury.