ALDRIDGE, Thomas Edward

  1. Service Details
  2. Personal Details
  3. Unit and Rank Details
  4. Notes
  5. Sources

Service Details

Branch of Service
Navy
Conflict
World War II
Place of Enlistment
Sydney NSW

Personal Details

Gender
Male
Date of Birth
12/12/1900
Place of Birth
Sydney NSW
Address (at enlistment)
Geerilong Gardens, Reid ACT
Occupation
Public servant
Next of Kin
Amy Aldridge (wife), Geerilong Gardens, Reid ACT

Unit and Rank Details

Service Number
4928
Final Rank
Leading stoker
Final Unit
HMAS Penguin

Notes

Aldridge arrived in Canberra in 1935 with the staff of the War Memorial. He served in World War 2 as a leading stoker on the auxiliary ship HMAS Terka in the Pacific islands before being discharged as medically unfit in 1943.

Sources

WWII Nominal Roll http://www.ww2roll.gov.au
ACT Electoral Rolls 1916 to 1967 http://canberraheritageportal.org/default.php
Stand-to: Journal of the Australian Capital Territory Branch, RSSAILA, Jan. 1951 (p.29)

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