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Oscar John RIDGE

Regimental number1694
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationJoiner
AddressBridge Street, Stanmore, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Frank Ridge, Bridge Street, Stanmore, New South Wales
Previous military service36th Infantry
Enlistment date11 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Light Horse Regiment, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/12/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 8 May 1919
Family/military connectionsCousin: Private Roy Shiel BASSINGTHWAIGHTE, Regimental No. 1880, 55th Battalion, returned to Australia 22 July 1917; Second Cousin: Private Arthur Mervyn BASSINGTHWAIGHTE, Regimental No. 6030, 1st Divisional Train, returned to Australia 4 July 1919; Second Cousin: Lieutenant Paul Jerome TIMMINS, Regimental No. 3891, 20th Battalion, returned to Australia 22 August 1918; Second Cousin: Private Richard Vincent PALMER, Regimental No. 3597, 4th Battalion, killed in action 22 September 1917~
Date of death15 July 1968

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