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John Juan RICARDO

Regimental number6894
Place of birthUnley, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationButcher
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31.3
Height5' 3.75"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Clara Ricardo, 159 Gilbert Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date1 July 1915
Place of enlistmentKeswick, South Australia
Unit nameField Ambulance 8, Reinforcement 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/51/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 10 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 19 April 1919
Discharge date27 July 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia from Devonport on board HT 'Sardinia' (Nursing Staff), 19 April 1919 ; disembarked Adelaide, 3 June 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 27 July 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName does not appear on Embarkation Roll.
SourcesNAA: B2455, RICARDO John Juan

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