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Albert Allen Greenway BRIGHT

Regimental number2209
Place of birthClunes, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressOgundil, via Tamworth, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, Wm Bright, Ogundil, via Tamworth, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 January 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name Albert Allen
Medals

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty as stretcher bearer, tending the wounded and organizing parties for their evacuation under the most trying circumstances. He worked continuously for over fifty hours.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 110
Date: 25 July 1918

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