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Victor Mitton RIDGWAY

Regimental number64897
Date of birth24 May 1897
Place of birthHamley Bridge, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 8"
Weight145 lbs
Next of kinCousin, Arthur John Ridgway, Cooke Plains, South Australia
Previous military serviceMember for 1 year, Volunteer Rifle Club.
Enlistment date29 June 1918
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th General Service Reinforcements (Egypt), South Australia
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Malta on 16 October 1918
Discharge date25 August 1919
Other details

Embarked Sydney, 16 October 1918; disembarked Suez, 22 November 1918.

Allotted to 9th Light Horse Regiment, 4 January 1919.

Detached to Engineers Course, Moascar, 17 June 1919.

Commenced return to Australia from Kantara on board HT 'Oxfordshire', 10 July 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 10 August 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 25 August 1919.

Medal: British War Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, RIDGWAY Victor Mitton

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