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Walter James Valentine BRIGHT

Regimental number1083
Place of birthAuckland, New Zealand
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
Address29 Laeman Street, Cook's Hill, Newcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, S Bright, Panthure, Auckland, New Zealand
Enlistment date10 January 1916
Place of enlistmentNewcastle, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name35th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/52/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 1 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Employment Company
FateReturned to Australia 5 March 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name Walter James
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1622 Norman Samuel Andrew BRIGHT, 35th Bn, killed in action, Armentieres, France, 14 March 1917.

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