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Town Hall, 333 Bay Street, Port Melbourne
Town Hall, 333 Bay Street, Port Melbourne

Eldridge, James William (7635)

Place of Birth: London, England

Age: 39 years 1 month

Enlistment Details: Monday, 20 August 1917 – Port Melbourne, VIC

Service Number: 7635            view online service record

3 Legons Street
Port Melbourne, VIC

Next of Kin:
Mary Eldridge (mother)
89 Roding Road
Homerton, London, England

Embarkation Details:
Date: Wednesday, 21 November 1917
Ship: HMAT Nestor A71
Port: Melbourne, VIC
Unit: 8th Infantry Battalion – 25th Reinforcements

Discharged: Wednesday, 21 July 1920

Previously enlisted 1 July 1915, discharged 21 October 1915 medically unfit.

Wife: Violet Lilian Eldridge, 2 Church St, Port Melbourne

Discharged as Illegally Absent from 27 March 1918.

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