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Frederick William BLIGHT

Regimental number373
Place of birthWillowie, South Australia
AddressWillowie, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26.10
Height6' 1"
Weight168 lbs
Next of kinFather, W J Blight, Harvey, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date22 October 1914
Place of enlistmentGuildford, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name10th Light Horse Regiment, C Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/15/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board Transport A52 Surada on 17 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollStaff Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Squadron Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 26 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William James and Magaret Jane BLIGHT
Discharge date21 October 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Burma', 26 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Perth, 21 October 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death5 April 1941
Age at death53
Place of burialNarrogin Cemetery, Western Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, BLIGHT Frederick William

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