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Shirley May Bright

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Shirley May AWMM
  • Surname
    Bright AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    W4044 AWMM
  • Gender
    Female AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1921 WAAF Strengths (R21072930)
  • Date of birth
    30/03/1921 Public - Tessa Mary - Direct descendant - 21 July 2024 - Birth certificate
  • Place of birth
    Gisborne Public - Tessa Mary - Direct descendant - 21 July 2024 - Birth certificate
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mr H.E. Bright (father), Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mrs F. Bright (mother), Gisborne, New Zealand Public - Tessa Mary - Direct descendant - 21 July 2024 - Family papers
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details

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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Wife of Noel Williford Hood;
    Mother of Thomas, Bronwyn, Dan and Suellen;
    Daughter of Harold and Flora Bright. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    8 August 2013 AWMM
    Age 92 AWMM
    NapierHawkes Bay AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Service Women Project: Sponsorship to research this record was kindly provided by the Auckland Returned Services Association, Returned Servicewomen's Branch; Marjorie Traill, Dorothy Grant, Daphne Shaw and Margaret Woollett. AWMM
    • This record was partially compiled from data kindly provided by Errol Martyn (2020) AWMM
    • Strengths, WAAF [Women's Auxiliary Air Force], Returns - December 1942 - February 1950. Archives New Zealand (R21072930) AWMM

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