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Richard Plunkett RIDGE

Regimental number29567
Place of birthDiamondtina River Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTelephone mechanic
AddressCongdon Street, Osborne, Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs M T Ridge, Congdon Street, Osborne, Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date4 February 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 RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Divisional Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 9 December 1918
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 29568 Gunner William Bernard RIDGE, 1st Divisional Ammunition Column, returned to Australia, 1 June 1919; 29566 Bombardier James Bligh RIDGE, 1st Divisional Ammunition Column, returned to Australia, 1 June 1919.

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