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John Edward ETTRIDGE

Regimental number4418
Place of birthStreaky Bay, South Australia
SchoolMeckering State School, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressNortham, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinBrother, J F Ettridge, Meckering, Western Australia
Enlistment date24 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 31 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 1 April 1917
Age at death24
Place of burialLodge Hill Cemetery (Row B10, Grave No. 467), Warwickshire
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
112
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4417 Corporal Thomas William ETTRIDGE, 28th Bn, returned to Australia, 19 April 1919; Uncle: 636 Trooper Percy Frederick SEAMAN, 10th Light Horse Regiment, killed in action, 29 August 1915.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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