The AIF Project

James WIGHT

Regimental number4247
Place of birthGippsland, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Wight, Yarram Yarram, Victoria
Enlistment date10 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Rolla CORPS RFTS CP
FateReturned to Australia 29 May 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Elizabeth WIGHT
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death27 January 1940
Age at death48
Place of burialYarram Cemetery, Victoria

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