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William RIDLEY

Regimental number195
Place of birthNewcastle New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressYoung Wallsend, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, John Ridley, Young Wallsend, New South Wales
Enlistment date11 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name35th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/52/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 1 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 December 1916
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialBancourt British Cemetery (Plot V, Row K, Grave No. 20), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
163
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Jane RIDLEY. Native of Young, Wallsend, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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