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James RIDDOCH

Regimental number585
Place of birthNarracoorte South Australia
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationGrazier
AddressNareen,Coleraine, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinFather, Joseph Riddoch, Coleraine, Victoria
Enlistment date27 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 27 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

MSM

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).
Recommendation date: 7 February 1919

FateReturned to Australia 21 June 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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