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Gordon John Goodwin Wright

Servicenumber : 4918716
Rank : Private
Regiment : The Parachute Regiment
Unit : 3rd Battalion
Date of Death : 26-09-1944
Age : 25
Grave : Plot 4. Grave 19.
Gordon John Goodwin Wright was a son of George G. and Edith Wright, of Stone, Staffordshire.
Wright served in the South Staffordshire Regiment before joining the Parachute Regiment.
According to the Roll of Honour published by the Society of Friends of the Airborne Museum (Jan Hey 2011) Wright drowned in the river Rhine during the withdrawal on 25/26 september 1944, and his body was recovered from the river Lek on 7 april 1945. 
Picture: 12-09-2016
Your memory is a keepsake.
God has you in his keeping, 
We have you in our hearts
 
Sources: Website CWGC, website www.marketgarden.com and Roll of Honour

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