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Frank Lane RITCHIE

OccupationStation manager
AddressAvoca, Bega, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinAvoca, Bega, New South Wales
Enlistment date12 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name4th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 17 March 1915
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 August 1915
Date of death8 August 1915
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialLone Pine Cemetery (Plot I, Row D, Grave No. 3), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in St John the Evangelist Anglican Church, Bega. Inscription reads: 'He died in a far country, fighting for his native land.' Parents: Henry and Catherine RITCHIE, Avoca, Bega, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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