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William BRIDGE

Regimental number1791
Place of birthAlbion Queensland
AddressKalgoorlie, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinWife, Mrs Edith Marion Bridge, 209 McDonald Street, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia
Enlistment date10 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name44th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/61/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 9 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll44th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 April 1918
Place of death or woundingSailly-le-Sec, Somme Sector, France
Age at death35
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burialHeilly Station Cemetery (Plot IV, Row J, Grave No. 1), Mericourt-L'Abbe, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Sarah BRIDGE; Wife: May BRIDGE, 209 Macdonald Street, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia. Native of Queensland
Family/military connectionsBrother-in-law: John Peter CAMPBELL, 11th Bn, killed in action, Polygon Wood, Ypres, Belgium, 20 September 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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