Ronald George Wright

203281, Private, 6th Battalion, Kings Own Scottish Borderers.

Private Ronald George Wright

Killed In Action on the 26th July 1918 aged 19.

George lived at 36 Basils Road, Stevenage and had previously been employed at ESA.

On the 26th July 1918 the Battalion were in the front line at Meteren. The Germans  made a determined raid on the British positions but had been driven off. Heavy shelling also took place and Ronald Wright and several comrades were killed when a shell fell into their trench. He was buried the next day with two of his comrades, Lance Corporal Lennox Blyth Fenton aged 31, and Private Arthur Whiteley aged 30.

Ronald and his comrades are buried in the La Kreule Military Cemetery, France. (3.B.1.)