Commemorating ancestors who were involved in World War 1, including -

Private 602, Edward Samuel BRIDGEMENT (Australia),
Rifleman 17/1344, Herbert McWILLIAMS (Ireland) and
Private 7395, Robert P MULHOLLAND (Ireland).

Wednesday, 11 November 2015

11 November 2015 - Remembering ...

Private 7395 Robert P Mulholland KIA 16 May 1915


Rifleman 17/1344 Herbert McWilliams KIA 10 February 1916

                                                   

Private 602 Edward Samuel Bridgement KIA 18 March 1918





Photograph Sources -

(1) PEEBLESSHIRE ROLL OF HONOUR Being Names of Men connected with Tweeddale enrolled in His Majesty's Forces, August 1914-December 1915,  (MCMXVI), Pages: ix, 64-65, 69; PDF, Internet Archive (https://archive.org/stream/peebleshirerollo1916peeb#page/n11/mode/2up Accessed: 29 October 2013).

(2) The Sydney Mail, 19160823 Aug. 23, 1916, Page 6 SGT [sic Pte]. S BRIDGEMENT, Sydney,-Wounded, Google News (http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=_-VaAAAAIBAJ&sjid=HpIDAAAAIBAJ&pg=448,1450712. Accessed: 04 March 2013 ).

Memorial Source -

(1) BALLYMENA 1914-1918 Carved in stone ...but not forgotten 
(http://www.freewebs.com/snake43/virtualmemorialm.htm Accessed: 18 April 2013 ).






© Geoff Mulholland 2013 - 2015

Monday, 9 November 2015

9 November, 1915. Sydney, NSW, Australia. Embarked HMAT "Beltana".

100 Year ago today, Private 602, E.S. Bridgement 
embarked HMAT "Beltana" on 9 November 1915 at Sydney, bound for Suez, he would disembark a month later.
Army Form B. 103 Regimental Number 602, Private BRIDGEMENT Edward Samuel

https://www.awm.gov.au/people/rolls/R2014309/


First World War Embarkation Rolls: 
Service Number: 602
Rank: Pioneer
Roll title: 30 Infantry Battalion (November 1915)
Conflict / Operation: First World War, 1914-1918
Date of embarkation: 9 November 1915
Place of embarkation: Sydney
Ship embarked on: HMAT Beltana A72

Pte 602 E.S.Bridgement

Click for an Image of the HMAT Beltana.

© Geoff Mulholland 2013 - 2015