|Place of birth||Essex, England|
|Place of birth||Manor Park, Essex, England|
|Other Names||Thomas Sydney|
|Address||62 Park Street, Hyde Park, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||18|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs C Aldridge, 62 Park Street, Hyde Park, South Australia|
|Previous military service||Nil (exempt area under Compulsory Military Training scheme)|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Adelaide, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||10th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/27/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||32nd Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Taken on strength, 10th Bn, Mudros, 25 November 1915.
Admitted to No 2 Field Ambulance, Sarpi Camp, 14 December 1915 (tonsilitis); discharged to Lines, 16 December 1915.
Embarked Mudros for Malta, 23 December 1915; admitted to St David's Hospital, 26 December 1915 (jaundice); transferred to Ghan Tuffeha Camp, 13 January 1916; to Egypt, 7 March 1916; rejoined Bn, Serapeum, 23 March 1916.
Taken on strength, 50th Bn, 2 April 1916.
Admiteted to 54th Casualty Clearing Station, 27 May 1916 (otitis media), and transferred same day to No 1 Australian Stationary Hospital, Ismailia; to No 3 Australian General Hospital, Abbassia, 14 June 1916; discharged to British Red Crosss Convalescent Hospital, Montazah, 21 June 1916; discharged to duty, 26 July 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 6 August 1916; proceeded overseas to France from England, 22 September 1916; taken on strength, 32nd Bn, in the field, 9 October 1916.
Admitted to 8th Field Ambulance, Divisional Rest Station, 17 November 1916 (otitis media); transferred to No 1 New Zealand Stationary Hospital, Amiens, 21 November 1916 (middle ear infection); to No 1 General Hospital, Etretat, 2 December 1916; rejoined Bn, in the field, 20 December 1916.
Evacuated to 15th Field Ambulance, 28 January 1917; transferred to 45th Casualty Clearing Station, 29 January 1917 (otitis media); to 8th General hospital, 31 January 1917; to No 2 Convalescent Depot, Rouen, 11 February 1917; to 5th Australian Division Base Depot, Etaples, 22 February 1917; rejoined Bn, in the field, 6 March 1917.
On leave to England, 2 September 1917; rejoined Bn, in the field, from leave, 16 September 1917.
On leave to England, 26 October 1918; rejoined Bn from leave, 12 November 1918.
Marched out to England for return to Australia, 3 February 1919.
Commenced return to Australia from Liverpool on board HT 'Wyreema', 13 April 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 27 May 1919; discharged, Adelaide, 20 July 1919.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Miscellaneous details||Name entered incorrectly on Embarkation Roll as Thomas Sidney ALDRIDGE.|
|Date of death|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, ALDRIDGE Thomas Sydney|