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Alfred ASTRIDGE

Regimental number3597
Place of birthPortsea, England
SchoolPublic School, England
Age on arrival in Australia10
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressLidcombe, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation40
Next of kinWife, Mrs Emily Astridge, Kerr's Road, Lidcombe, New South Wales
Enlistment date27 March 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name45th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/62/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 10 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll45th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 April 1918
Place of death or woundingAlbert, France
Age at death40
Age at death from cemetery records40
Place of burialDernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot VI, Row I, Grave 6)
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
139
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John Henry and the late Mrs ASTRIDGE; Wife: Emily ASTRIDGE, 4 Kerr's Road, Lidcombe, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsStepson Charles Trick DCM and MM.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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