Keith Mortimer BRIGHT

BRIGHT, Keith Mortimer

Service Number: 426496
Enlisted: 17 July 1942
Last Rank: Not yet discovered
Last Unit: Not yet discovered
Born: London, England., 11 April 1923
Home Town: Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland
Schooling: Cooparoo State School & State Commercial High, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Occupation: Art Metal Welder
Died: Flying Battle, Germany, 6 November 1944, aged 21 years
Cemetery: Reichswald Forest War Cemetery, Germany
Plot 13,Row D,Grave 5
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, International Bomber Command Centre Memorial
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World War 2 Service

17 Jul 1942: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, 426496

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Keith Mortimer BRIGHT was born in London, England on 11th April, 1923

His parents were Frank Mortimer BRIGHT & Ivy Kathleen WARBOYS who married in England in 1921 (registered in Edmonton)

Biography contributed by David Barlow

Warrant Officer Keith Mortimer Bright 426496 RAAF of 214SQN RAF was killed when B17 Flying Fortress HB788 crashed near Altenberge, Germany

Also killed: Picciano, Raymond Daniel (Warrant Officer) RCAF R/140622 / Jackson, John Malcolm Shand (Flying Officer) RAF 171668 / Harding, William Ralph (Pilot Officer) RAF 184635 / Pollard, Herbert Clare (Flight Sergeant) RAF 1109146 / Bartlett, Rodney Claude (Flight Sergeant) RAF 1850398 / Madgwick, Norman Victor (Sergeant) RAF 1606117 / Fletcher, Kenneth Joseph (Sergeant) RAF 1880697 / Kelly, Ernest George (Sergeant) RAF 1975358 / Hardie, David (Pilot Officer) RAF 184768