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William Leonard BRIDGMAN

Regimental number8481
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
SchoolAlberton Public School, South Australia
ReligionSalvation Army
AddressPort Lincoln, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinWife, Mrs Maud Evelyn Bridgman, Port Lincoln, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date31 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll30 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 6, Battery 18
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 22 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 7 November 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death34
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burialThe Huts Cemetery (Plot XIV, Row B, Grave No. 7), Dickebusch, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Fred and Alice BRIDGMAN; husband of Maude BRIDGMAN, Port Lincoln, South Australia

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