Octavius Sydney RICARDO

Regimental number2842
Place of birthRomsey Victoria
AddressDarlimurla, Gippsland, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, O Ricardo, Darlimurla, Gippsland, Victoria
Enlistment date30 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A16 Star Of Victoria on 10 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateDied of disease 12 January 1917
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialHeilly Station Cemetery (Plot V, Row E, Grave No. 27), Mericourt-L'Abbe, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Octovius and Sophia RICARDO, Darlimurla, Victoria
Other details

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