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Victor Robert LEDWIDGE

Regimental number1778
Place of birthBooligal, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, Booligal, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressRobert Burns Hotel, Collingwood, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMary Ledwidge, Robert Burns Hotel, Collingwood, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets.
Enlistment date6 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 17 March 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 10 June 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialEbblinghem Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 21), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
41
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Mary Ledwidge, 64 Hotham Street, Collingwood, Victoria. Native of Booligal, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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