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Reginald Jack BRIGHT

Regimental number5979
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
SchoolGrassy Spur - Stony Creek State School, Victoria
AddressMirboo South, South Gippsland, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Bright, Mirboo South, South Gippsland, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date18 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 28 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll37th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 29 March 1918
Age at death21.11
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialDoullens Communal Cemetery Extension No. 1 (Plot VI, Row G, Grave No. 10), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Margaret BRIGHT, Mirboo Post Office, Victoria. Native of Ballarat, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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