Ashley/Wright men from Beccles, Suffolk who served in WW1

Ashley/Wright men from Beccles, Suffolk who served in WW1

A son, five grandsons and a great grandson to my great-great-grandparents, John Wright (1803-1883) and Sarah Ann Ashley (1839-1924), who married in 1868. They had five sons but Sarah Ann also had a daughter, Rosina, born before she met John. Rosina was the mother of Bertie Ashley in this group though she died in 1915 before he was killed.

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  • Profile picture for George William Wright

    Born 1871

    Died 1919

    British Army 222304 Private Labour Corps

    British Army 10175 Private Norfolk Regiment 4th Battalion

    British Army 10175 Private Norfolk Regiment 9th/ 3rd Battalion

  • Profile picture for Frederick Walter Wright

    Born 1893

    British Army 534115 Private Royal Field Artillery 54th East Anglian (Howitzer) Division

    British Army 534115 Lance Bombadier Labour Corps

    British Army 534115 Lance Bombardier Labour Corps

  • Profile picture for Herbert Ashley

    Born 1897

    British Army 2728 Rifleman Rifle Brigade 3rd Battalion

  • Profile picture for Robert Henry Ashley

    Born 1899

    Died 1983

    British Army 5820635 Private Suffolk Regiment 1st Battalion

    British Army 81998 Private Royal Fusiliers 13th/ 26th/ 4th Bn.

    British Army 70599/ 5820635 Private Suffolk Regiment 1st Battalion

  • Profile picture for John Ashley

    Born 1893

    Died 1940

    Other Empire Force Lieutenant (Quartermaster) Nigerian Regiment, West Africa Frontier Force

    Royal Navy Sub Lieutenant Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve

    British Army Lieutenant York and Lancaster Regiment 16th (Service) Battalion

  • Profile picture for William Arthur Ashley

    Born 1892

    Died 1940

    Other Empire Force Merchant Marine Merchant Marines

  • Profile picture for Bertie Edward Ashley

    Born 1891

    Died 1916

    British Army 13210 Lance Serjeant East Yorkshire Regiment

    British Army 13210 Lance Sergeant East Yorkshire Regiment 7th Battalion