William Purvis Wright

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Lieutenant-General SIR William Purvis Wright, K.C.B., R.M.L.I. (16 July, 1846 – 29 April, 1910) was an officer in the Royal Marine Light Infantry.

Life & Career

On 9 November, 1904, he was appointed a Knight Commander in the Most Honourable Order of the Bath (K.C.B.) in the King's Birthday Honours.[1]


  • "General Sir W. P. Wright" (Obituaries). The Times. Monday, 2 May, 1910. Issue 39261, col D, pg. 13.


  1. The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 27732. p. 7255. 9 November, 1904.