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Charles Frederick RICKETTS

Regimental number2633
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationIronmoulder
Address62 Darling Street, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, William James Ricketts, 62 Darling Street, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date27 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 4 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialBrandhoek New Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row K, Grave No. 20), Vlamertinghe, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
131
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Edna RICKETTS, 56 Darley Street, Newtown, New Sout Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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