Sandford Rhodes DELBRIDGE


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
Peronne Communal Cemetery Extension, Peronne, Picardie, France
Memorials: Burnside District Fallen Soldiers' Memorial - Rose Park, 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, Burnside & District - Fallen Soldiers Memorial Trees - Rose Park, Glenelg Congregational Church Roll of Honor, Glenelg and District WW1 & WW2 Honour Board, Kent Town Wesleyan Methodist Church WW1 Honour Roll, Rose Park Public School WW1 Honour Board
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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, Battle for 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)