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Ritchie Lockard MATHESON

Regimental number2113
Place of birthHorsham Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressSt Helen's Plains, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Samuel Matheson, St Helen's Plains, via Horsham, Victoria
Enlistment date10 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 September 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2133
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 11 June 1918
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialAdelaide Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 19), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
130
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Samuel and louisa MATHESON, Helens Plains, via Horsham, Victoria. Native of Taylor's Lake, near Horsham,. Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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