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William BRIDGEFORD

Date of birth28 July 1894
AddressSmeaton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Christina Gordon Bridgeford, Smeaton, Victoria
Enlistment date1 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name29th Battalion, Machine Gun Section
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 10 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Battalion
Promotions

Captain


Unit: Staff 5th Division
Promotion date: 12 March 1916

FateReturned to Australia 2 March 1919
Medals

Military Cross


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103
Date: 29 June 1917

Other detailsMedals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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