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Ernest William Albert BRIDGES

Regimental number2993
Place of birthTamworth New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressLoomberah via Tamworth, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, Thomas James Bridges, Loomberah via Tamworth, New South Wales
Enlistment date26 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A13 Katuna on 23 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 13 March 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name Ernest William
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2992 Pte Harold Cecil BRIDGES, 1st Light Regiment, returned to Australia, 13 March 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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