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William John ELDRIDGE

Regimental number1795
Place of birthGarvoc, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationTeacher
AddressAlvie via Colac, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Mr Thomas Eldridge, Alvie via Colac, Victoria
Enlistment date8 October 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name57th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/74/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 4 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll58th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death10 May 1975

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