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Thomas RIDDING

Regimental number5180
Place of birthJung Jung, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressPincaninny Creek, Gunbower, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Torre, Lubeck via Stawell, Victoria
Enlistment date11 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 1 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 22 September 1916
Age at death from cemetery records39
Place of burialRue-Du-Bois Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row G, Grave No. 35), Fleurbaix, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
164
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Elizabeth TORRE (formerly RIDDING), Lubeck, Victoria, and the late Thomas RIDDING
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3459 Pte Ernest Rupert RIDDING, 7th Bn, killed in action, 30 May 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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