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Full Name: George Brighton
Rank Last Held: Lance Corporal
Forename(s): George
Surname: Brighton
War: World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.: 7/748
Gender: Male
Campaigns: Gallipoli
Last Unit Served: Canterbury Mounted Rifles
Place of Death: At sea, HMHS Gloucester Castle ex Gallipoli
Date of Death: 27 November 1915
Age at Death: 28
Year of Death: 1915
Cause of Death: Died of wounds
Memorial Name: Lone Pine Memorial, Lone Pine Cemetery, Anzac, Turkey
Memorial Reference: 71
Biographical Notes: Son of Gavin and Elizabeth Brighton (nee Nicoll), of Mountain View, Nightcaps, Otago.
Archives NZ source: Military personnel file
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL:
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