Wright, Horace Melville

Regimental Number: 154393
Rank: Sapper
Branch: Canadian Railway Troops

Horace was born in Chicago, Illinois on February 22, 1890. He enlisted in the Canadian Army at Vernon Camp in May of 1915. Horace was gassed on July 26, 1917. Around August of that year, he was married to an Englishwoman named Teresa Gay (on July 6, 1916 he had changed his will to leave everything to his friend, Miss Teresa Gay). Horace fractured his fibula on August 18, 1918. In 1930, Horace and Teresa filed on the southern half of 17-79-12-W6.