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Daniel Edgar ALDRIDGE

Regimental number4011
Date of birth9 January 1890
Place of birthPialba Queensland
SchoolMaryborough Boys' Grammar School, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressBoorall, Pialba, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMrs. L Aldridge, Boorall, Pialba, Queensland
Enlistment date17 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A36 Boonah on 21 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1918
Other detailsPrior to enlisting worked on the family property at Boorall (now part of Hervey Bay) in Queensland. Held a License as Launch Master for the Port of Maryborough from 6 October 1934 to 5 October 1950 and for some time carried passengers from Maryborough to Fraser Island. Spent some time in the early thirties as a professional fisherman.
Date of death3 May 1970
Place of burialAldridge Family Vault, Maryborough Cemetery, Queensland

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