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James Bligh RIDGE

Regimental number29566
Place of birthBirdsville Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressCongdon Street, Osborne, Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs M T Ridge, Congdon Street, Osborne, Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date6 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameHowitzer Brigade 118
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/136/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 3 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Divisional Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 1 June 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 29568 Gunner William RIDGE, 1st Divisional Ammuntion Column, returned to Australia, 1st June 1919; 29567 Gunner Richard Plunkett RIDGE,1st Divisional Ammunition Column, returned to Australia, 9 December 1918.

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