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Number Private 3025

Battalion 37th Battalion

Place of Birth Scotsburn

Next of Kin His father, William Bright of Ruby

Date and place of enlistment Leongatha 6/1/1917

Physical details on enlistment Age 23 years 4 months,
5'6", 137 pounds, blue eyes and brown hair.

Religion Church of England

Occupation Farm labourer

Date and place of death

He was killed in action at Passchendaele Belgium 12/10/1917

Location of grave or memorial

He has no known grave and has his name on the Menin Gate Ypres

Relationship to Woorayl Shire

He was from Ruby

Military History

He is on the Meeniyan Honour Roll
6/1/16 He enlisted in Leongatha
His preliminary medical was signed by Dr Wood
19/2/17 He embarked Melbourne on the HMTS Ballarat
26/4/17 He disembarked Devonport
6/7/17 He was sick in hospital at Brimstone with measles
21/7/17 He went to France via Southampton
12/9/17 He moved to the front
12/10/17 He was killed in action in Belgium
13/10/22 His family received his scroll and plaque
His mother was Sarah Bright
James Sutherland Solicitor of Leongatha asked for a certificate of death for Oswald Bright and also one for John Edney
Oswald had a National Mutual insurance policy


BRIGHT, Oswald

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