Corporal Harry Sidney BRIGHT

Service No: 147898
Born: Double Bay NSW, 16 June 1912
Enlisted in the RAAF: 17 March 1944 (at Melbourne VIC)
Unit: No. 2 Transportation and Movements Office
Died: Ground Accident, Melbourne VIC, 16 May 1947, Aged 34 Years
Cremated: Springvale Crematorium VIC
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Harry Sidney and Florence Bright; husband of Verna May Bright, of East Prahran
Roll of Honour: Unknown
Remembered: Victorian Cremation Memorial, Melbourne VIC
Remembered: Panel 114, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 16 May 1947, Corporal Bright, a Driver Motor Transport, died from injuries received when a vehicle rolling backwards pinned him against the wall at the Unit’s Transport Section in Bay Street,
Port Melbourne.


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records (RAAF Casualty Information compiled by Alan Storr (409804))
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veterans’ Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 166/6/1517