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Thomas Edward Claude BRIDGER

Regimental number2610
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionBaptist
OccupationElectrician
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Harry Bridger, Gladstone Avenue, South Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date18 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 2 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 January 1919
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

Family/military connectionsBrother: 4301 Pte Leonard BRIDGER, 48th Bn, effective abroad (still overseas).
Other detailsMedals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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