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Regimental number155
Address'Piab', Pialba, Maryborough Road, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMrs R Rickenberg, Torquary Road, Pialba, Queensland
Enlistment date7 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 24 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateDied of disease 19 July 1917
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialBulford Church Cemetery (Plot 3, Row I, Grave No. 7), Wiltshire, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Minnie RICKENBERG, Pialba, Queensland
Family/military connectionsBrother: 160 Pte Frank William RICKENBERG, 26th Bn, returned to Australia, 2 January 1919.
Other details

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

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