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Robert Burns RIDDELL

Regimental number1291
Place of birthToorak Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationSalesman
AddressOrrong Road, Toorak, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Madame Maggie Stirling, 'Craignell', Orrong Road, Toorak, Vci
Enlistment date22 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name38th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 June 1916
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 10 September 1918
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialBrookwood Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row A, Grave No. 4), Surrey, England, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
130
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert adn Maggie RIDDELL, "Crayneil", Orrong Road, Toorak, Victoria. Native of Toorak, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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