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Private 3025

37th Battalion


His father, William Bright of Ruby, Victoria

Leongatha, Victoria 6/1/1917

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

Church of England

Farm labourer

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

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

He was from Ruby, Victoria

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



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BRIGHT, Oswald

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