|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Bungaree, Victoria|
|Address||419 Lydiard Street, Ballarat, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||20|
|Next of kin||Father, J W Blight, 419 Lydiard Street, Ballarat, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Sergeant|
|Unit name||23rd Battalion, D Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/40/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on
|Regimental number from Nominal Roll||Commissioned|
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Major|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||23rd Battalion|
|Recommendations (Medals and Awards)||
Mention in Despatches
'For meritorious service as a Company officer since March 1916 and conspicuous keenness and energy in the line on many occasions.'
Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 29890 (2 January 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103 (29 June 1917).
'Distinguished conduct in action (Pozieres).'
|Fate||Effective abroad (still overseas)|
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 30