• William Throsby Bridges

Army / Flying Corps
  • 100th Australian Dental Unit
  • 1st Light Horse Brigade
  • Major General

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  • 1914–1915 Star
  • Queen’s South Africa Medal
  • British War Medal
  • Companion of the Order of the Bath (CB)
  • Mentioned in Despatches (MID)
  • Victory Medal
  • Order of St Michael and St George
  • Order of the Bath
  • Mentioned in Despatches
  • Memorial Arch at the Royal Military College of Canada in Kingston, Ontario

    1-3 Valour Drive, Royal Military College of Canada, Kingston, ON K7K 5G8, Canada

  • Memorial tablet in the Anglican Parish of St John the Baptist, in Canberra

    St John the Baptist, in Canberra

  • Sailed from Albany, Western Australia, bound for England

    Port Albany WA, Australia

  • Birth

    1 Jardine Terrace, Greenock, Inverclyde PA16 8BP, UK
    Monday, 18 February 1861

  • Entered the newly established Royal Military College of Canada in Kingston

    Royal Military College of Canada, Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Canada
    Tuesday, 10 April 1877

  • Married Edith Lilian Francis

    120 Darlinghurst Road, Darlinghurst NSW 2010, Australia
    Sunday, 10 October 1886

  • Landed at Anzac Cove.

    Anzac Cove Gallipoli, Turkey
    Sunday, 25 April 1915

  • Shot through the femoral artery in his right leg by a Turkish sniper

    Anzac Cove, Gallipoli
    Saturday, 15 May 1915

  • Appointed a Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath

    Monday, 17 May 1915

  • Initial Burial

    El Shatby Cemetary, Alexandria, Egypt
    Wednesday, 19 May 1915

  • Died at sea on H.M.T. Gascon at 5:45am from wounds received in action

    The Dardanelles, Turkey
    Wednesday, 19 May 1915

  • Final resting place at RMC Duntroon on the slopes of Mount Pleasant

    1-2 General Bridges Drive, Campbell ACT 2612, Australia
    Friday, 3 September 1915

  • Embarked at Melbourne on H.M.A.T. A3 "Orvieto"

    Port Melbourne VIC, Australia
    Wednesday, 22 October 2014

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