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Thomas William BURRIDGE

Regimental number4453
Date of birth7 November 1885
Place of birthBattersea, London, England
Age on arrival in Australia26
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPainter
Address'Essex Holme', McArthur Parade, Dulwich Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs K Burridge, 70 Defoe Road, Lower Tooting, Surrey, England
Enlistment date23 November 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 3 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Ordnance Corps
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularArrived in Sydney, 1911
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Discharge date1 January 1921
Other detailsServed five years 38 days. Four years 137 days abroad. Contracted disentry and trench feet in France and was repatriated to hospital in England. Married Ethel May Bates at Richmond, Surrey on 15 October 1917. Returned to Australia with his wife and eldest son, William (born 31 March 1919) in 1920. Lived at West Kogarah and Hurstville.
Date of death2 July 1970
Place of burialWoronora Cemetery, Sutherland

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