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George Alfred Bright

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Roll of Honour, Avondale Baptist Church (photo John Halpin 2010) - CC BY John Halpin

Roll of Honour, Avondale Baptist Church (photo John Halpin 2010) - CC BY John Halpin

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George Alfred AWMM
  • Surname
    Bright AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    7592 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Baptist AWMM

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    11 September 1915 AWMM AWMM
    Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 4 October 1939 AWMM 1225 New North Rd, Avondale, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr A. Bright (father), 1225 New North Rd, Mt Albert, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1 May 1940 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    North Africa AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    7592 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 4 October 1939 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    Farm hand/Civilian AWMM
    AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    WW2 POW - P.G. 57 Gruppignano, Udine, Italy AWMM
    North Africa, Africa AWMM
    1 June 1941 AWMM
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number
    WWII 3200 (?) AWMM

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    29 December 2002 AWMM
    Age 87 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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  • Memorial name
    Roll of Honour, Avondale Baptist Church, 1939-1945, Corner Blockhouse Bay Road and New North Road, Auckland AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Goodwin, T. (2010). Thine, O Lord, is the victory. Auckland, N.Z.: T. Goodwin. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 4: WW2 24 AWMM
    • Goodwin, T. (2010). Thine, O Lord, is the victory. Auckland, N.Z.: T. Goodwin. AWMM
      Goodwin, T. (2010). p. 9 AWMM
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