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Harold Stanley RICKETTS

Regimental number1279
Place of birthWaratah Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
Next of kinFather, E. Ricketts, Bay View Hotel, Swansea, Tasmania
Enlistment date30 December 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Light Horse Regiment, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/10/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A1 Hymettus on 17 September 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1279A
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 15 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialHooge Crater Cemetery (Plot IV, Row E, Grave No. 6), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
18
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Florence RICKETTS, Swansea, Tasmania
Family/military connectionsCousin: 765A Pte Montie Vaughan MILLER, 12th Bn, killed in action, 23 August 1918.

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