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Robert Elliot BLIGHT

Regimental number239
Place of birthHallett, South Australia
ReligionBaptist
OccupationLand agent
AddressPort Pirie, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie Blight, same address
Enlistment date10 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 9 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 May 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Date of death20 December 1952
Age at death72
Place of burialAIF Cemetery (Row 13, Grave 47), West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia

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