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Ernest Rupert RIDDING

Regimental number3459
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressLubeck, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Torre, Lubeck, Victoria
Enlistment date17 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 11 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 30 May 1916
Place of burialRue-David Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row D, Grave No. 22), Fleurbaix, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
51
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSurname entered incorrectly on Embarkation Roll as REDDING.

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