Edward James BRIGHT

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BRIGHT, Edward James

Service Number: 213
Enlisted: 2 March 1916, Bendigo, Vic.
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 38th Infantry Battalion
Born: Bendigo, Victoria, Australia, 1897
Home Town: Bendigo, Greater Bendigo, Victoria
Schooling: Quarry Hill and Kennington St State Schools, Bendigo, Victoria
Occupation: Stereotyper
Died: Killed in Action, Passchendaele, Belgium, 12 October 1917
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Flanders, Belgium
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Bendigo Forest Street Congregational Church Honour Roll, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient)
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World War 1 Service

2 Mar 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 213, 38th Infantry Battalion, Bendigo, Vic.
20 Jun 1916: Involvement Private, SN 213, 38th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres
20 Jun 1916: Embarked Private, SN 213, 38th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Runic, Melbourne
7 Jun 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 213, 38th Infantry Battalion, Battle of Messines, GSW right leg. Evacuated to England. Rejoined unit 1 October 1917.
12 Oct 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 213, 38th Infantry Battalion, 1st Passchendaele

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