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William Bernard RIDGE

Regimental number29568
Place of birthGlenelg South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDespatch clerk
AddressCongdon Street, Osborne, Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs M T Ridge, Congdon Street, Osborne, Perth, Western Australia
Previous military service84th Infantry
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 1 June 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Western Australia Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 29566 Bombardier James Bligh RIDGE, 1st Divisional Ammunition Column, returned to Australia, 1 June 1919; 29567 Gunner Richard Plunkett RIDGE, 1st Divisional Ammunition Column, returned to Australia, 9 December 1918.
Date of death19 May 1947

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