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Richard Melville ELDRIDGE

Regimental number592
Place of birthJika Jika, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLaw clerk
AddressWashington, Holmes Road, Brunswick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Jane Eldridge, Washington, Holmes Road, Brunswick, Victoria
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name5th Battalion, F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCompany Quartermaster Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death29 October 1973

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