Wilfred John Alldridge
From Our Contribution
|Date of Birth||24 Aug 1910|
|Place of Birth||Catord, London, England|
|Age at Enlistment||32 years, 3 months|
|Address||Byford, Western Australia|
|Next of Kin||Father , Mr William Alldridge|
|Date of Enlistment||15 Dec 1942|
|Unit/Formation||2/7th Field regiment Roayal Austrlian Artillery|
|Post War Details|
|Monument(s)||ANZAC Memorial Park (Byford)|
On 20 Jun 1923, with his parents and two siblings he embarked on the SS Themistocles (Voyage 32) in London for Albany in WA as a Third Class passenger, disembarking on 28 Jul 1923. Later in 1923 he was noted as attending the Group 68 Peel Estate school.
Enlisted in Port Moresby, Papua (transfer from Militia??)
Discharged 12 Jun 1944
Electoral Roll entries: 1936 Oakford 1943 'Shirley Farm', Byford with wife Lizzie Agnes. It is possible that he moved to Auckland, New Zeland soon after 1949 and died there in 2003 aged 93.