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Frederick LIGHT

Regimental number5981
Place of birthWellow, England
SchoolChurch of England School, England
Age on arrival in Australia20
ReligionChurch of England
AddressNoorat, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, W Light, Compton, Dando, Somerset, England
Enlistment date9 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll13 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Reinforcement 12
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Rollxia Trench Mortar Battery
FateKilled in Action 23 July 1916
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialPozieres British Cemetery (Plot III, Row M, Grave No. 20), Ovillers-La-Boisselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Virtue LIGHT, Compton Dando, Bristol, Somerset, England

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