Bright, William: Service no. 135351

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Source: September 1916 K.I.A.

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PTE. WILLIAM BRIGHT has been officially reported missing. He went overseas with a Highlanders’ unit last autumn. He formerly boarded with Mrs. Hill, 80 Acorn avenue, who has recently gone to England in order to be near her husband, who is also serving. Pte. Bright was born in England about 26 years ago, and his relatives all reside there. Before enlisting he was employed by the Metropolitan division of the Toronto and York Radial Railway.

Source: Toronto Star, October 12, 1916

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PTE. WM. BRIGHT KILLED.

Pte. William Bright, who has been missing since October 8, is now reported to have been killed in action. He went overseas with a local battalion last autumn. Pte. Bright formerly lived at 80 Acorn avenue. He was born in England about 26 years ago and his relatives all reside there. Before enlistment he was employed in the Metropolitan division of the Toronto and York Radial Railway.

Source: Toronto Star, Dec. 6, 1916

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“Previously reported Missing, now Killed in Action.”

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