Alexis Bridihin

Russian spelling

Алексей Степанович Бридихин

Born 17.03.1876

Place Orel, Russia

Ethnic origin Russian

Religion Russian Orthodox

Father Stephen Bridihin

Mother Mary


Wife Tatiana Bridihin (née Antropoff), son Boris b. Harbin 1908, daughter Eileen b. 1913, son Alexis (1917-1932)

Arrived at Australia
from Russia via Manchuria
on 5.04.1911
per Yawata Maru
disembarked at Brisbane

Residence before enlistment Ipswich, Qld

Occupation 1911 blacksmith, 1922 farmer

service number 1399
enlisted 10.02.1917
POE Ipswich, Qld
unit 4th Broad Gauge Railway Operating Company
rank Lance Corporal / blacksmith
place Western Front, 1917-1919
final fate RTA 22.08.1919
discharged 21.11.1919

Naturalisation 1913

Residence after the war Ipswich, 1922 Wamuran, 1958 Bribie Island

Died 1969, Qld


Digitised naturalisation (NAA)

Digitised service records (NAA)

Digitised Embarkation roll entry (AWM)

Pension case file 1 2 (NAA)

Repatriation Medical case file (NAA)

Blog article



Newspaper articles

Charges of assault. Quarrel among Russians. - Queensland Times, Ipswich, 7 January 1914, p. 6.

Struck by timber. Wamuran boy killed. - Sunday Mail, Brisbane, 2 October 1932, p. 5.