Sandford Rhodes DELBRIDGE

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DELBRIDGE, Sandford Rhodes

Service Number: 2354
Enlisted: 8 June 1915, Keswick, South Australia
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 27th Infantry Battalion
Born: Rose Park, Adelaide, 17 January 1895
Home Town: Glenelg, Holdfast Bay, South Australia
Schooling: Prince Alfred College
Occupation: Law Clerk/Solicitor
Died: Killed in Action, Peronne, France, 2 September 1918, aged 23 years
Cemetery: Peronne Communal Cemetery Extension
Memorials: Adelaide Members of the Legal Profession & Students at Law WW1 Honour Board, Adelaide National War Memorial, Adelaide University of Adelaide WW1 Honour Roll, Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Glenelg Congregational Church Roll of Honor, Glenelg and District WW1 & WW2 Honour Board, Rose Park Burnside District Fallen Soldiers' Memorial
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World War 1 Service

8 Jun 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Keswick, South Australia
13 Oct 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2354, 27th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
13 Oct 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2354, 27th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Themistocles, Adelaide
30 Aug 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 2354, 27th Infantry Battalion, Mont St Quentin / Peronne
Date unknown: Involvement 27th Infantry Battalion, Pozières

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Also commemorated in West Terrace Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia. Headstone inscription reads, "For God, King and Empire".

Parents: Pearce (b. 21 Mar 1863; d. 29 Apr 1933; buried. West Terrace) and Jessie Sparks (b. 07 May 1861; d. 21 Apr 1911; buried West Terrace)