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William Roy RITCHIE

Regimental number1901
Place of birthMoss Vale New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressNimbin via Lismore, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Robert Ritchie, Nimbin via Lismore, New South Wales
Enlistment date29 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A42 Boorara on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 26 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1900 Pte Robert Charles Fryer RITCHIE, 15th Bn, returned to Australia, 2 June 1919.

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