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Albert Henry RIDDELL

Regimental number5893
Place of birthMaidstone Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPost assistant
Address116 Paisley Street, Footscray, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinWife, Mrs Elsie Louise Riddell, Wellington, New South Wales
Enlistment date7 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 2 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 30 May 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialFranvillers Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot I, Row C, Grave 24), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
97
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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