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Sidney Thomas BRIDGEMAN

Regimental number513
Place of birthLondon, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDairy farmer
AddressGunbower, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Height5' 11"
Weight146 lbs
Next of kinFather, J Bridgeman, Coronation Villa, Creekdale Road, Swindon, England
Enlistment date3 March 1916
Place of enlistmentBendigo, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 30 April 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date21 August 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Karagola', 30 April 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 12 June 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Melbourne, 21 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsFirst given name incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Sydney.
Date of death16 October 1974
SourcesNAA: B2455, BRIDGEMAN Sidney Thomas

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