Here is an image of General Dutyman G.D. (Lofty) Wright (right) and his son Able Signalman K.R. (Goober) Wright (left). Lofty and Goober both served at HMNZS IRIRANGI at the sametime. Lofty originally joined the RNZN in 1943 where he served in HMNZS Wakatere in boom defence. Between 1944 and 1947 he served with RNZEF in the Regular Army. Rejoining the Army in 1951 and serving until 1976 when he rejoined the RNZN. Lofty was the Warrant Officer in charge of the Provost Section prior to leaving the Army. Anyone know where Goober is today??
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