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Henry Heyward ALDRIDGE

Regimental number1209
Place of birthHeywood, Victoria
Other NamesHenry Hayward
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBullock Driver
AddressHopetoun, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation34
Height5' 9"
Weight131 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Lily Ann Aldridge, Ararat, Victoria
Previous military serviceHeywood Rifle Club
Enlistment date11 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 March 1916
Place of enlistmentArarat, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 27 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Machine Gun Company
FateKilled in Action 12 April 1918
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No.5), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and Hannah ALDRIDGE; Wife:Lily Ann ALDRIDGE, Barkly Street, Arat, Victoria. Native of Heywood, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Age at death36
SourcesNAA: B2455, ALDRIDGE Henry Heyward

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