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Regimental number956
Place of birthInvercarghill New Zealand
AddressAirdrie Cottage, Grasmere, New Zealand
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Thomas Ritchie, Airdrie Cottage, Grasmere, New Zealand
Enlistment date5 February 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 October 1918
Date of death26 May 1953
Place of burialFawkner Cemetery

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