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James Henry BLIGHT

Regimental number1633
Place of birthMonarto South, South Australia
AddressNairne, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jane Blight, Nairne, South Australia
Enlistment date1 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name48th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/65/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 11 April 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1635
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 1 March 1916 - 48th Bn, 2nd Reinforcements. Taken on strength, 48th Bn, 29 September 1916. Mortally wounded, 27 February 1917.
FateDied of wounds 27 February 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Date of death27 February 1917
Age at death32
Place of burialAbbeville Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 20), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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