Charles William John BLIGHT

BLIGHT, Charles William John

Service Number: PM7255
Enlisted: 7 March 1944
Last Rank: Steward
Last Unit: HMAS Platypus (I)
Born: Terang, Victoria, 11 August 1921
Home Town: Sunshine, Brimbank, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Drowning, Watson Bay, New South Wales, Australia, 4 July 1946, aged 24 years
Cemetery: Rookwood Cemetery & Crematorium
Plot E, Row D, Grave 7, Sydney War Cemetery, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

7 Mar 1944: Enlisted PM7255, HMAS Platypus (I), Port Melbourne, Victoria
7 Mar 1944: Enlisted Royal Australian Navy, Seaman, PM7255
4 Jul 1946: Involvement Royal Australian Navy, Steward, PM7255, HMAS Platypus (I)

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Charles Edward Stanford and Bernice Blight of Sunshine, Victoria

Charles drowned in Watson Bay while serving on HMAS Platypus in the RANR