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Joseph Henry BLIGHT

Regimental number1643
Date of birth1881
Place of birthClunes, Victoria
SchoolClunes State School, Victoria
ReligionSalvation Army
OccupationMiner
AddressWallaroo Mines, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinSister, Miss Anita Adelaide Blight, Wallaroo Mines, South Australia
Enlistment date9 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name50th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/67/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 11 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 March 1919
Discharge date1 September 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

War service: 3 years 187 days (3 years 33 days of which were spent abroad)

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death21 August 1950 , 152 Piper Street, Wallaroo Mines
Age at death69.3
Place of burialKadina Cemetery, South Australia

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