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Gordon Donald RICKETTS

Regimental number5961
Place of birthHawthorn Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressMorrell Street, Mooroopna, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinWife, Mrs Annie Beatrice Ricketts, Morrell Street, Mooroopna, Victoria
Enlistment date8 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 2 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll23rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 11 January 1918
Date of death4 March 1936
Place of burialSpringvale Cemetery

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