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James Herbert ELDRIDGE

Regimental number6714
Place of birthCroydon, Sydney, New South Wales
SchoolLeichhardt Superior Public School, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationHospital attendant
AddressCroydon Avenue, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Prescilla Eldridge, Croydon Avenue, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date4 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Infantry Brigade, 8th Field Ambulance Sections B and C
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 10 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Field Ambulance
FateKilled in Action 8 September 1918
Place of death or woundingMont St Quentin, France
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialBrie British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row G, Grave No. 1), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Priscilla ELDRIDGE, 90 Croydon Avenue, Croydon. Native of Sydney, New South Wales

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