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William Ernest BRIGHT

Regimental number4742
Place of birthClarendon, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressRuby Post Office, Ruby, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Mr Bright, Ruby Post Office, Ruby,. Victoria
Enlistment date1 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 January 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3025 Pte Oswald BRIGHT, 37th Bn, killed in action, 12 October 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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