Ernest Gordon (Ernie ) BETTRIDGE

BETTRIDGE, Ernest Gordon

Service Numbers: 5981, Q50680
Enlisted: 21 February 1916, Place of Enlistment, Rockhampton, Queensland.
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: Miscellaneous Hospitals
Born: Clermont, Queensland, Australia, 17 December 1890
Home Town: Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Cook
Died: Brisbane, Queensland Australia, 24 August 1964, aged 73 years, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Mount Thompson Memorial Gardens & Crematorium, Queensland
Columbarium 11, Section 4
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World War 1 Service

21 Feb 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 5981, 15th Infantry Battalion, Place of Enlistment, Rockhampton, Queensland.
8 Aug 1916: Embarked Private, 5981, 15th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Itonus, Brisbane
8 Aug 1916: Involvement Private, 5981, 15th Infantry Battalion
1 Apr 1918: Wounded AIF WW1, 5981, 15th Infantry Battalion, S W right arm
23 Aug 1918: Wounded AIF WW1, 5981, 15th Infantry Battalion, GSW to right foot
30 Sep 1918: Wounded AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 15th Infantry Battalion, G S W to head
9 Feb 1919: Promoted AIF WW1, Corporal, 15th Infantry Battalion, Temp. Corporal, reverts to Private
5 Nov 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, 5981, 15th Infantry Battalion

World War 2 Service

8 Jan 1941: Involvement Sergeant, Q50680
8 Jan 1941: Enlisted
8 Jan 1941: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Sergeant, Q50680
10 Mar 1944: Promoted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Corporal
5 Nov 1945: Discharged Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Sergeant, Miscellaneous Hospitals
5 Nov 1945: Discharged Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Sergeant, Q50680

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