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Norman Bright

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  • Service number
    • WWI 1622 AWMM
    • 39/1622 Public - Brian - Researcher - 12 July 2016 - National Archives of Australia : http://recordsearch.naa.gov.au/SearchNRetrieve/Interface/ViewImage.aspx?B=3123220
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
Mercury Bay First World War Memorial, Mercury Bay Museum, Whitianga, Coromandel Peninsula. Image provided by Laura Fitzpatrick 2016

Mercury Bay First World War Memorial, Mercury Bay Museum, Whitianga, Coromandel Peninsula. Image pro …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    • Norman AWMM
    • Norman Samuel Andrew Public - Brian - Researcher - 12 July 2016 - NZ Births, Deaths and Marriages 1888/16757
  • Surname
    Bright AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI 1622 AWMM
    • 39/1622 Public - Brian - Researcher - 12 July 2016 - National Archives of Australia : http://recordsearch.naa.gov.au/SearchNRetrieve/Interface/ViewImage.aspx?B=3123220
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    • Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
    • 1888 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    1888 Public - Brian - Researcher - 12 July 2016 - NZ Births, Deaths and Marriages 1888/16757
  • Place of birth
    to Australia at 20 years Public - Brian - Researcher - 12 July 2016 - NZ Births, Deaths and Marriages 1888/16757
  • Birth notes
    • Parents : Samuel and Elizabeth Alma BRIGHT NZ BDM 1888/16757 Public - Brian - Researcher - 12 July 2016 - NZ Births, Deaths and Marriages 1888/16757
    • Brother Walter James Valentine BRIGHT, 1083, 35th Australian Infantry. Returned 5 March 1919 Public - Brian - Researcher - 12 July 2016 - ADFA database : https://www.aif.adfa.edu.au/showPerson?pid=32521
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 24 March 1916 AWMM Newcastle, New South Wales AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Samuel Bright, Panmore, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 24 March 1916 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWI 1622 AWMM
    • 39/1622 Public - Brian - Researcher - 12 July 2016 - National Archives of Australia : http://recordsearch.naa.gov.au/SearchNRetrieve/Interface/ViewImage.aspx?B=3123220
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    • WW1 1 May 1916 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra from SydneyNew South Wales Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
      HMAT A24 - 01-May-1916 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra Vessel was Benalla AWMM AIF, 35th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
    • As 39, 1st Divisional Signalling Company embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A10 Karroo on 20 October 1914 Public - Brian - Researcher - 12 July 2016 - National Archives of Australia : http://recordsearch.naa.gov.au/SearchNRetrieve/Interface/ViewImage.aspx?B=3123220

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    14 Mar 1917 {Age 28} AWMMKilled in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Initially embarked as 39, Driver (later shoeing smith), embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A10 Karroo on 20 October 1914 and returned to Australia 30 September, 1915 suffering from neuritis (inflammation of nerves) and discharged as medically unfit 16 December He re-enlisted 24 March, 1916, served as 1622 as above Public - Brian - Researcher - 12 July 2016 - National Archives of Australia : http://recordsearch.naa.gov.au/SearchNRetrieve/Interface/ViewImage.aspx?B=3123220
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    14 March 1917 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
    Age 28 AWMM
    ArmentieresFrance Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cite Bonjean Military Cemetery (Plot V, Row A, Grave No. 31), Armentieres, France AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Mercury Bay World War One Memorial AWMM

Roll of Honour

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  • Excuse me don't say that about my friend he is a long time friend you little child.
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  • Hi I am so sorry to hear about this,sorry about your death and how sad it is to lose someone who has passed away and how much your children loved you...XOXOXO
    Public - Amelia - Researcher - 19 March 2015
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    AIF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
12 July 2016BrianMelbourne, AustraliaResearcher
19 March 2015AmeliaAuckland ,Glenn InnesResearcher

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