Reginald Charles BURRIDGE


BURRIDGE, Reginald Charles

Service Number: 2343
Enlisted: 10 May 1915, Corporal 10/05/1915 - 31/05/1915
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 4th Machine Gun Company
Born: Geelong, Victoria, Australia, 1895
Home Town: Geelong, Greater Geelong, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Draper
Died: Killed in action, Belgium, 24 September 1917
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, East Geelong War Memorial, Geelong Shenton Methodist Church Honor Roll, Geelong Yarra Street Methodist Church Honour Roll Window, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient)
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World War 1 Service

10 May 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 2343, 9th Depot Battalion, Corporal 10/05/1915 - 31/05/1915
28 May 1915: Transferred Corporal, 14th Infantry Battalion, Reverts to Ranks on 23/10/1915 under Order 548 04/03/1915
10 Aug 1915: Involvement Private, SN 2343, 14th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres
10 Aug 1915: Embarked Private, SN 2343, 14th Infantry Battalion, RMS Persia, Melbourne
17 Mar 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 4th Machine Gun Company, p.25 S/R
11 Apr 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 2343, 4th Machine Gun Company, G.S.W. Right Shoulder p.26 S/R
6 Aug 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Corporal, 4th Machine Gun Company, Temporary Corporal until 12/09/1917
24 Sep 1917: Involvement Lance Corporal, SN 2343, 4th Machine Gun Company, Third Ypres

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of Charles and Ann BURRIDGE, 29 Park Street, Northcote, Victoria. Native of Geelong, Victoria