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Wolesly Stanley BRIDESON

Regimental number857
Place of birthTarnagulla, Victoria
SchoolState School, Tarnagulla, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressPost Office, Murrayville, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMrs J.E. Duffy, Camooweal, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date29 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Light Horse Regiment, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/9/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 13 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Light Horse Regiment
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularWas the first to enlist from Murrayville, Victoria
FateKilled in Action 22 August 1915
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Wolesly spelt Wesley
Place of death or woundingLone Pine, Gallipoli
Date of death22 August 1915
Age at death32
Place of burialShell Green Cemetery (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 30), Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
4
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on Tarnagulla & District Roll of Honour. Parents: John and Mary BRIDESON
Family/military connectionsNephew: 167 Pte John Thomas BRIDESON, 1st Bn, killed in action, Gallipoli, 14 May 1915.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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