Arthur ETTRIDGE

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ETTRIDGE, Arthur

Service Number: 2012
Enlisted: 8 November 1915, Keswick Barracks, Keswick West Torrens, South Australia
Last Rank: Driver
Last Unit: 4th Divisional Ammunition Column
Born: Sheringa, Elliston - South Australia, Australia, 21 November 1881
Home Town: Port Lincoln, Port Lincoln, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Station Hand
Died: Died of wounds, France, 30 November 1916, aged 35 years
Cemetery: Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension
Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot IV, Row D, Grave No. 26), France
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Elliston War Memorial, Port Lincoln & District Honor Roll WW1, Port Lincoln Garden of Remembrance
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World War 1 Service

8 Nov 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Keswick Barracks, Keswick West Torrens, South Australia
10 Feb 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2012, 3rd Light Horse Regiment
10 Feb 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2012, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Warilda, Adelaide
30 Nov 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Driver, SN 2012, 4th Divisional Ammunition Column

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Biography

Chronicle (Adelaide, SA: 1895 - 1954) Saturday 23 December 1916

THE LATE DRIVER A. ETTRIDGE.

 

Mr. Andrew Ettridge, of Spring Vale station, Sheringa, West Coast, has received news of the death of Driver Arthur Ettridge, his brother. He died of wounds in France. Driver Ettridge was born on the West Coast. He worked on   various stations, and before enlisting was employed at Laing station. He was an upright, obliging young man, and was much liked by his companions, ever ready to assist in any local affairs either for relief or pleasure. He will greatly be missed.

http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article87528069 (nla.gov.au)

 

West Coast Sentinel (Streaky Bay, SA: 1912 - 1954) Saturday 13 January 1917

SHERINGA.

From our own correspondent.

January 6th.

Quite a gloom was cast over the district when it was made known that Driver A. Ettridge had died from wounds received in France. He was born in this district, and resided here all his life, working on various stations. He was highly respected, and will be greatly missed. He was the first to enlist from Sheringa.

http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article168187471 (nla.gov.au)

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