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Ronald John RITCHIE

Regimental number470
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBlacksmith
Address39 Grove Street, Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Samuel Ritchie, 39 Grove Street, Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date14 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 14, Reinforcement 7
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Machine Gun Company
FateReturned to Australia 25 December 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrother: 469 Pte Victor Leonard RITCHIE, Australian Bane Rec Camp, returned to Australia, 3 July 1919.
Date of death17 November 1964

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