Sandford Rhodes DELBRIDGE

Regimental number2354
Place of birthRose Park, South Australia
OccupationLaw clerk
AddressVictoria Place, Glenelg, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Pearce Delbridge, Victoria Place, Glenelg, South Australia
Enlistment date8 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 13 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateDied of disease 12 September 1918
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialPeronne Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot IV, Row E, Grave No. 17), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on Glenelg Congregational Church (now St Andrew's Uniting Church) Roll of Honor: 'For right. For Liberty'. Central panel listing members of the church who died is headed: 'Faithful unto death'. Commemorated in West Terrace Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia. Headstone inscription reads: 'For God, King and Empire'. Parents: Pearce (b. 21 March 1863; d. 29 April 1933; bu. West Terrace) and Jessie Sparks (b. 7 May 1861; d. 21 April 1911; bu. West Terrace) DELBRIDGE, Franklin Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

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