Ian Leslie BRIDGEMAN

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BRIDGEMAN, Ian Leslie

Service Number: VX14445
Enlisted: 7 May 1940, Caulfield, Victoria, Australia
Last Rank: Warrant Officer Class 2
Last Unit: Not yet discovered
Born: Colac, Victoria, Australia, 28 May 1916
Home Town: Colac, Colac-Otway, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Music Teacher
Died: Killed In Action, Greece, 28 April 1941, aged 24 years
Cemetery: Phaleron War Cemetery, Athens, Greece
Face 10, Athens Memorial, Athens, Greece
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Warrant Officer Class 2, SN VX14445
7 May 1940: Enlisted Warrant Officer Class 2, Caulfield, Victoria, Australia
7 May 1940: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Warrant Officer Class 2, SN VX14445

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Biography

28 April 1941 - Eye witness saw him in a village near a beach known as T Beach about 6  miles from Naupion, Greece awaiting to embark

22 August 1941 - Another witness said they had seen him shot in the head during hand to hand fighting near T Beach and that he had helped bury Bridgeman