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John William Bright

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  • Service number
    WWI 15/26 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • NZNC Hqrs, NZ Maori Pioneer Btn, Wgtn Infantry Regt, Headquarters NZEF Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Last rank
  • War
Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 77 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 77 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John William AWMM
  • Surname
    Bright AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 15/26 AWMM
  • Gender
    • Male AWMM
    • Male Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Anglican Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 March 2016 - Military Record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    8 May 1887 AWMM WellingtonNew Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
    8 May 1887 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Place of birth
    NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Birth notes
    son of William Charles & Mary Bright Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 March 2016 - Military Record & Research
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 8 North Terrace, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mrs M.A. Bright, 59 Central Terrace, Kelburn, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
    • Wife - Mrs J E Bright, Glenshee, Cambridge Park, Twickenham Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM
    • 12 January 1918 AWMM Married/WWI AWMM
      Jeannette Elizabeth James AWMM
    • 1918 married Jeanette Elizabeth James in Kew Parish Church, England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 March 2016 - Military Record

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • Malta AWMM
    • Egyptian - Malta & Gallipoli, & Western Europe Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • NZNC Hqrs, NZ Maori Pioneer Btn, Wgtn Infantry Regt, Headquarters NZEF Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Service number
    WWI 15/26 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Bank of New Zealand Officer Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 March 2016 - Military Record
  • Age on enlistment
    27yrs 4mths Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 March 2016 - Military Record

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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Captain Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 March 2016 - Military Record

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    26 July 1962 AWMM
    WellingtonNew Zealand AWMM
  • Date of death
    26 July 1962 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 March 2016 - Wellington Cemetery Records
  • Age at death
    75yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 March 2016 - Wellington Cemetery Records
  • Place of death
    Wellington, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 March 2016 - Wellington Cemetery Records
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Karori Cemetery, Wellington Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 March 2016 - Wellington Cemetery Records
  • Grave reference
    Section: Soldiers; Plot 30/5; Record # 91941 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 March 2016 - Wellington Cemetery Records
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Bank of New Zealand officers who enlisted for military service in the First World War. Research completed by Paul Hickford (2014-2017). AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Page No: 77 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 2: Includes portrait AWMM
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