|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Stirling South Australia|
|Address||Old Dry Creek Post 0ffice, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||23|
|Next of kin||Father, G B Partridge, Bendleby, via Orroroo, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||10th Battalion, B Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/27/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board Transport A11 Ascanius on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Sergeant|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||10th Battalion|
|Recommendations (Medals and Awards)||
'For great gallantry at Mont de Merris near Strazeele on night 1/2 June 1918.'
|Fate||Returned to Australia
'At MONT DE MERRIS near STRAZEELE on night 1st/2nd June, 1918, with his Platoon Commander, Sergeant PARTRIDGE made a careful reconnaissance of any enemy farm position under machine gun and rifle fire. This farm formed the objective of his company in the operation which took place on the following evening, and the information gained enabled his Company to attain their objective with very few casualties. In the attack on night 2nd/3rd June, 1918 Sergeant PARTRIDGE behaved with great gallantry setting a fine example to the platoon which, besides killing many of the enemy, captured three machine guns and eighteen prisoners.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 23
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Embarked Port Adelaid, 20 October 1915; disembarked Alexandria, 7 December 1914. Proceeded to the Island of Lemnos.
Landed at Gallipoli, 25 April 1915. Evacuated sick from Gallipoli and admitted to No 2 Australian General Hospital, Heliopolis, Egypt, 4 October 1915.
Proceeded from Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, France, 2 April 1916.
Wounded in action, 21 August 1916. Evacuated to hospital in England, 27 August 1916. Proceeded to Le Havre, France, 31 December 1917.
Military Medal awarded for gallantry at Mont St Merris, France
Commenced return to Australia on board HMAT 'Somerset', 4 December 1918.
Medals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
WWII: Served as Staff Officer, Headquarters at Keswick Barracks, Keswick, South Australia throughout 2nd World War and until his retirement
|Date of death|
|Age at death||64|
|Place of burial||Site 322A Row 19, Centennial Park Cemetery, 760 Goodwood Road, Pasadena, South Australia|