Roy Gilbert BRIDGES DCM

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BRIDGES, Roy Gilbert

Service Number: 2105
Enlisted: 18 March 1915, Keswick, South Australia
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 16th Infantry Battalion
Born: Carlton, Victoria, 3 February 1895
Home Town: Stansbury, Yorke Peninsula, South Australia
Schooling: Port Adelaide Public School
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in action, Belgium, 5 August 1917, aged 22 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient), Stansbury Dalrymple District Roll of Honor, Stansbury Darymple District WW1 Pictorial Roll of Honour, Stansbury Memorial Institute Roll of Honour, Stansbury War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

18 Mar 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2105, 16th Infantry Battalion, Keswick, South Australia
23 Jun 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2105, 16th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
23 Jun 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2105, 16th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Borda, Adelaide
5 Aug 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 2105, 16th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres

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Biography

Roy Gilbert BRIDGES was born in 1895 in Carlton, Victoria

His parents were Philip BRIDGES and Mary BUSBY