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Army Number: NX36242Image not available
Surname: WESTON (Bright)
First Names: Jack
Known as:
Rank: Pte.
Next of Kin: Elizabeth WESTON (BRIGHT)
Date of Birth: 2/11/1912
Place of Birth: Melbourne, VIC
Date of Enlistment: 10/7/1940
Locality on Enlistment: Hay, VIC
Place of Enlistment: Wagga Wagga, NSW
Date taken on strength: 6/12/1940
Taken on strength at: Tamworth, NSW
Taken on strength from: 13th Infantry Training Battalion, Wagga Wagga, NSW
Company: HQ
Platoon: Pioneer
Section:
Ship to Singapore: Johan Van Oldenbarnevelt (HMT FF)
Embarkation Date: 29/7/1941
Singapore Work Parties: Thomson Road, Mount Pleasant, Caldecott Hill & Bukit Timah
Other Work Parties: F Force
Train to Thailand (if applicable) : Train 5, Truck 20
1945 Work Party:
Return to Australia by: Died Overseas
Return Date: 0/0/0000
Date of Discharge: 0/0/0000
Date of Death: 7/9/1943
Cemetery: Thanbyuzayat
Plot/Row/Grave: A1.B.18
Memorial: Geelong, VIC
Information: Appointed A/Spec. Group 1 (Blacksmith) on 29/7/1941; admitted 5 Indian CCS on 19/1/1942; transferred to 13 AGH on 20/1/1942; transferred to 2 Convalescent Depot on 24/1/1942; transferred to 13 AGH (fractured nose) on 2/2/1942; rejoined Unit on 22/2/1942; entrained with "F" Force on 22/4/1943; died of illness Doi Sonkurai 1 (Heart Failure following Cholera) on 7/9/1943; soldiers correct name Jack BRIGHT, and married wifes name Marion Elizabeth BRIGHT, married under name of Jack JELLEY
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