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Francis Edwin RIDGE

Regimental number9355
Place of birthBrighton Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMotor driver
AddressSouth Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinWife, Mrs N Ridge, 'Ryecroft', Bank Street, South Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date26 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentMotor Transport Driver
Unit nameAMC Motor Drivers
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/106/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 5 January 1916
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Motor Transport Section
FateDied of disease 26 November 1918
Place of burialCity of Paris Cemetery (Plot 6, Row 20, Grave No. 16), Pentin, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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