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James Henry BLIGHT

Regimental number1129
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Henry Mathew Blight, 22 Spencer Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date16 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, G Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 16 September 1914. Taken on strength, 19 February 1914.
FateKilled in Action 2 May 1915
Place of death or woundingBaby 700, Gallipoli, Turkey
Date of death2 May 1915
Age at death24
Place of burialShrapnel Valley Cemetery (Plot IV, Row C, Grave No. 2), Anzac, Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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