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George RYDER

Regimental number1904
Place of birthLaidley, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressLaidley, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation42
Height5' 6.5"
Weight144 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Elizabeth Ryder, Laidley, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years in the Gatton and Clifton Light Horse; time expired.
Enlistment date11 March 1916
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
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 11 January 1918
SourcesNAA: B2455, RYDER George

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