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William Henry BRIGHT

Regimental number1880
Place of birthOrange New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressBatlow via Tumut, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, William Bright, Batlow via Tumut, New South Wales
Enlistment date9 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name56th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/73/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A37 Barambah on 23 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll35th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 9 March 1916 and posted to 56th Bn, 3rd Reinforcements.Taken on strength, 35th Bn, 23 September 1916.
FateDied of disease 24 February 1917
Age at death19.6
Place of burialLonguenesse (St. Omer) Souvenir Cemetery (Plot IV, Row B, Grave No. 30), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
125
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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