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Thomas Aubrey BETTERIDGE

Regimental number1976
Date of birth5 June 1898
Place of birthBroken Hill, New South Wales
SchoolMelbourne, Victoria
OccupationBoundary rider
AddressEast Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Florence Betteridge, 36 Torrens Street, East Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date14 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 7 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 May 1919
Discharge date1 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 2335 Pte Alva Noel BETTERIDGE, 27th Bn, returned to Australia, 3 July 1917; 450 Pte Allan Rupert BETTERIDGE, Australian Flying Corps, returned to Australia, 4 March 1919; 226 Corporal Arthur Leslie BETTERIDGE, 9th Light Horse Regiment, disembarked Australia, 23 August 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia, 8 May 1919; disembarked Australia, 20 June 1919; discharged, 1 July 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death5 May 1981

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