William Henry BRIGHT


BRIGHT, William Henry

Service Number: 1880
Enlisted: 9 March 1916, Cootamundra, New South Wales
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 35th Infantry Battalion
Born: Canowindra, New South Wales, 12 April 1897
Home Town: Batlow, Tumut Shire, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Died of Illness (cellulitis of neck), St. Omer, France, 24 February 1917, aged 19 years
Cemetery: Longuenesse (St. Omer) Souvenir Cemetery
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Batlow War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

9 Mar 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Cootamundra, New South Wales
23 Jun 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1880, 56th Infantry Battalion
23 Jun 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1880, 56th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Barambah, Sydney
24 Feb 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1880, 35th Infantry Battalion

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Cemetery  details:  Longuenesse  (St  Omer)  Souvenir  Cemetery,  Longuenesse, Nord Pas de Calais, France