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William John BURRIDGE

Regimental number15012
Place of birthArmadale, Victoria
SchoolYarra Park State School, Richmond, Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSeedsman
AddressArmadale, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinWife, Mrs J Burridge, 26 Church Street, Abbotsford, Victoria
Enlistment date31 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 6, Reinforcement 5
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 3 November 1917
Place of death or woundingBelgium
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXI, Row HH, Grave No. 16), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
13
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Eliza BURRIDGE; husband of W.J. BURRDIGE, 56 Church Street, Abbotsford, Melbourne. Native of Ascot Vale, Melbourne
Family/military connectionsCousin: Pte WC MITCHELL, 37th Bn, killed in action.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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