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Gordon WIGHT

Regimental number1930
Date of birth1897
Place of birthBallarat East, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
Address1318 Sturt Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinWife, Mrs Jean Wight, 10 Hotham Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Enlistment date14 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 27 July 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Other detailsSon of John and Elizabeth (nee Powell) Wight
Date of death2 March 1974

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