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Major William RYDER

Regimental number1794
Place of birthLiverpool England
ReligionChurch of England
Address103 Wright Street, Middle Park, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Charles Major Ryder, 103 Wright Street, Middle Park, Victoria
Enlistment date10 December 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name58th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/75/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 4 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCompany Sergeant Major
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Light Trench Mortar Battery
FateKilled in Action 12 December 1917
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialDerry House Cemetery No. 2 (Plot II, Row g, Grave No. 3), Wytschaete, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Emma RYDER. Native of Liverpool, England
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3729 Gunner Charles Henry RYDER, 14th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 8 July 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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