Service Numbers: 937, 5034
Enlisted: 4 June 1915, Broadmeadow, NSW
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 36th Infantry Battalion
Born: Sydney, New South Wales, 1889
Home Town: North Sydney, North Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: Church of England Grammar School
Occupation: Marine Engineer
Died: Killed in action, Armentiers, France, 22 January 1917
Cemetery: Cite Bonjean Military Cemetery, Armentieres
Plot 111, Row D, Grave 19 Headstone inscription reads: Greater love hath no man than this
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World War 1 Service

4 Jun 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 937, 36th Infantry Battalion, Broadmeadow, NSW
14 Jul 1915: Involvement Private, SN 5034, Hospital Transport Corps
14 Jul 1915: Embarked Private, SN 5034, Hospital Transport Corps, HMAT Orsova, Sydney
30 May 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 36th Infantry Battalion, In the field
20 Nov 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Corporal, 36th Infantry Battalion, in the field
22 Jan 1917: Involvement Corporal, SN 937, 36th Infantry Battalion
Date unknown: Embarked Private, SN 5034, Army Medical Corps (AIF), HMAT Karoola
Date unknown: Involvement Private, SN 5034, Army Medical Corps (AIF)

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of John and Margaret Wildridge of Berry Street, North Sydney

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal