WW1 Alumni

Wright, AH

Alan Wright

Alan Hawkesworth Wright

Rifleman, London Regiment (First Surrey Rifles)

Alan Hawkesworth Wright was a student at Alleyn’s until 1916 and lived at 1 Brannagh Road, Brixton. He joined the war effort shortly after leaving school as part of the London Regiment (First Surrey Rifles) and served overseas on the Western Front as a Rifleman. In 1918, he was serving in France during the Allied Hundred Days Offensive when he was killed in action on 13th August, at the age of 18. He is buried at Bonnay Communal Cemetery.