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Mervyn Claude RIDGE

Regimental number496
Date of birth--/09/1881
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationAuctioneer
AddressWalgett, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinSister, Mrs S Armstrong, Walgett, New South Wales
Enlistment date9 February 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentQuartermaster Sergaent
Unit name27th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: INF27
Promotion date: 14 November 1915

Lieutenant


Unit: INF27
Promotion date: 12 August 1916

FateReturned to Australia 2 January 1919
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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