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William Frankland Bright

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Gravestone, Featherston Cemetery (photo kindly provided by Adele Pentony Graham) - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Frankland AWMM
  • Surname
    Bright AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    16819 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1887 AWMM TimaruCanterbury AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 23 August 1915 AWMM 93 Shirley Road, St Albans, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Isabella Bright (wife), 545 Cashel Street, Linwood, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Married AWMM
    Married, 1 child AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    16819 AWMM
  • Military service
    Timaru Port Guards AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 23 August 1915 AWMM
    Age 28 AWMM
    Painter AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 5.5 inches AWMM
    • Accidental Death, Cause of Death AWMM
      Run over by a motor car AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Son of John and Jemima Bright (nee Shead); husband of Isabella Florence Bright (nee Morrison), of 116 Beresford St., New Brighton, Christchurch.

      Father of Ellen Olga Bright born 1912. AWMM
    • Daughter's name is Helen Olga Bright not Ellen Public - Gillian - Other Relative - 18 April 2015 - Family papers

Death

About death

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  • Death
    2 March 1917 AWMM
    Age 29 AWMM
    FeatherstonWellington AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Featherston Cemetery, Western Lake Road, Featherston, Wairarapa, New Zealand AWMM 721 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Featherston Cemetery Memorial, Featherston, New Zealand AWMM

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Sources

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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
18 April 2015GillianChristchurchOther Relative