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Alva Noel BETTERIDGE

Regimental number2335
Date of birth25 December 1895
Place of birthBroken Hill, New South Wales
SchoolBroken Hill Public School, New South Wales, and Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationButcher
Address36 Torrens Street, East Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Rupert Arthur Betteridge, 36 Torrens Street, East Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date21 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on 21 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 3 July 1917
Miscellaneous information from
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Plaque in South Australian Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 226 Corporal Arthur Leslie BETTERIDGE, 9th Light Horse Regiment, effective abroad (still overseas), disembarked Australia, 23 August 1919; 450 Pte Allan Rupert BETTERIDGE, Australian Flying Corps, returned to Australia, 4 March 1919; 1976 Pte Thomas Aubrey BETTERIDGE, 32nd Bn, returned to Australia, 8 May 1915.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Wounded in action (1) Flers, France, 5 November 1916; invalided to 1st Southern General Hospital, England; (2) 4 August 1916.

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Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death3 September 1988

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