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Wilfred Nelson Bright

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 45), Page: 23 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 45), Page: 23 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Wilfred Nelson AWMM
  • Surname
    Bright AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 29348 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs E. Bright (mother), 38 Street Mary's Road, Ponsonby, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 29348 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Railways Employee/Civilian 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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    25 July 1938 Public Source
  • Date of death
    25 July 1938 Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 7 July 2016 - Headstone
  • Age at death
    43 Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 7 July 2016 - Headstone
  • Place of death
    Auckland, New Zealand Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 7 July 2016 - National Library of New Zealand; paperspast portal; http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/cgi-bin/paperspast?a=d&cl=search&d=AS19380819.2.84&srpos=7&e=-------10--1----2wilfred+nelson+bright--
  • Cause of death
    Electrocuted Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 7 July 2016 - National Library of New Zealand; paperspast portal; http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/cgi-bin/paperspast?a=d&cl=search&d=AS19380819.2.84&srpos=7&e=-------10--1----2wilfred+nelson+bright--
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Hillsborough Cemetery, Hillsborough, Auckland, New Zealand Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 7 July 2016 - Personal visit
  • Grave reference
    Area 10 Block D Lot No 172 Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 7 July 2016 - Auckland Council cemetery database via libraries site: http://www.aucklandcity.govt.nz/dbtw-wpd/cemeteries/cemetery.html
  • Obituary
    Inquest:
    Auckland Star, Volume LXIX, Issue 195, 19 August 1938, Page 8
    http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/cgi-bin/paperspast?a=d&cl=search&d=AS19380819.2.84&srpos=7&e=-------10--1----2wilfred+nelson+bright-- Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 7 July 2016 - .
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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Contributors

Command item
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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
07 July 2016SarndraAuckland, New ZealandResearcher

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