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Ernest Avenal RITCHIE

Regimental number3157
Place of birthBoranup Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTailors presser
AddressBroome Street, Cottesloe, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation17
Next of kinMrs C R Ritchie, Claude Mill Tea Rooms, Cottesloe, Western Australia
Enlistment date7 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 13 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 18 January 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Western Australia Garden of Remembrance
Date of death28 July 1946

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