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William Edgar Maxwell BLIGHT

Regimental number3406
Place of birthClare, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationSoldier
AddressClare, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, William Henry Blight, Clare, South Australia
Previous military serviceInstructional Staff
Enlistment date16 February 1917
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 29th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 7 September 1917
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death21 January 1936
Place of burialWest Terrace Cemetery

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