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Gilbert Louis RITTER

Regimental number37583
Place of birthClydesdale Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationClerk
AddressClydesdale, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, W Ritter, Clydesdale PO, Clydesdale, Victoria
Enlistment date4 December 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll9 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade, Reinforcement 30
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/128/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 9 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 2 September 1918
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot VII, Row D, Grave No. 9), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
17
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Elizabeth RITTER, Clydesdale, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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