Francis Harvey Bridgman

49th Infantry Battalion, AIF

Captain, Regimental No. 2783.

Killed in Action, 7 June 1917, Messines, Belgium.

Biographical Details

Born: 15 July 1895 at Mackay, QLD, Australia.

Father: George Francis BRIDGMAN.

Mother: Catherine MITCHELL.

Marital Status: Single.

Education: Brisbane Grammar School, QLD.

Occupation: Farmer

Service and Enlistment Details

Enlisted on 2 June 1915 at Brisbane, QLD.

Address at Enlistment: ?

Embarkation Details: Embarked Overseas on

1 September 1915 with 9th  Battalion,

9th  Reinforcements at Sydney, NSW on

Ship H.M.A.T. A33 "Ayrshire".

Cause of Death: Killed in Action on 7 June 1917 while serving with 49th  Battalion at Messines, Belgium at the age of 21 years.

Burial place: No known grave.

Next of Kin:  Father,  Francis George Bridgman, Southbrook via Toowoomba, QLD.

Religion: Church of England.


Commemorative Details


Panel 147,  Australian War Memorial;

The Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium Panel No: 29;

Brisbane Grammar School Honour Roll


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