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Edgar Louis BRIDGER

Regimental number4673
Place of birthBrixton Hill, London, England
SchoolChew Park Road Council School, Brixton Hill, London, England
Age on arrival in Australia20
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSalesman
AddressTattersalls Hotel, Townsville, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Ernest Bridger, 16 Elm Road, Brixton Hill, London, England
Previous military serviceServed in the Territorial Force, London, England
Enlistment date28 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Mooltan on 12 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularArrived in Australia 18 January 1911.
FateKilled in Action 26 March 1917
Place of death or woundingLagnicourt, France
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialQueant Road Cemetery (Plot VII, Row H, Grave No. 37), Buissy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
107
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Ernest and Mary BRIDGER, 16 Elm Park, Brixton, Hill, London
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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