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George BRIGHT

Regimental number80
Place of birthBattersea, London, England
Place of birthLondon, England
SchoolTennyson St Board School, Battersea, London, England
Age on arrival in Australia16.9
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height5' 8"
Weight137 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jane Bright, 16 Basing Road, Peckham, London, SW, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date13 January 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/17/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 13 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Light Horse Regiment
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of dysentery contraced at Gallipoli.
FateReturned to Australia 17 July 1916
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialNunhead (All Saints) Cemetery (Grave 33431S), London
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
8
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Jane BRIGHT, Battersea, London, England

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