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Fred Charles Lionel BRIDGELAND

Regimental number73
Place of birthOrroroo, South Australia
SchoolState School, Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressSt Kilda Street, Esternwick, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinWife, Mrs Edith Bridgeland, Casterton, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the 5th Victorian Contingent, South African War.
Enlistment date21 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/9/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A18 Wiltshire on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 6 August 1915
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name Frederick Charles
Place of death or woundingGaba Tepe, Gallipoli, Turkey
Date of death6 August 1915
Age at death34
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burialShell Green Cemetery (Plot I, Row I, Grave No. 11), Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Fanny BRIDGELAND; husband of Edith BRIDGELAND, 34 Thomas Street, Windsor, Victoria, Australia. Native of Orroroo, South Australia
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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