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George RIDLEY

Regimental number2186
Place of birthWestern Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressWickepin PO, Wickepin, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinBrother, James Ridley, Wickepin PO, Wickepin, Western Australia
Enlistment date4 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 23 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateDied of disease 19 July 1915
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialSuez War Memorial Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 39), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
67
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Sarah RIDLEY. Died of Cerebro-spinal meningitis
Other details

War service: Egypt

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

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