|Object type||Black & white - Photomechanical print|
Second World War, 1939-1945
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
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Studio portrait of VX47866 Acting Corporal (A/Cpl) Leon Blight, 2/21 Battalion. Blight, of ...
Studio portrait of VX47866 Acting Corporal (A/Cpl) Leon Blight, 2/21 Battalion. Blight, of Adelaide, SA, enlisted on 1 August 1940. A/Cpl Blight died whilst a prisoner of war (POW) of the Japanese in Ambon on 10 July 1945, aged 32. He is buried at the Ambon War Cemetery, Indonesia. This image is taken from "The Ivanarian", a magazine of the Ivanhoe Grammar School in Melbourne, Vic. During the Second World War the school honoured "old boys" who had enlisted and died by including a short biographical piece and in many cases a portrait.