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William Harold RIDGERS

Regimental number7791
Place of birthTunbridge Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMiner
AddressWoodbury, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, W Ridgers, Woodbury, Tasmania
Enlistment date16 May 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 26th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 4 August 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Hobart Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2058 Pte Jack RIDGERS, 52nd Bn, killed in action, 19 October 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death28 April 1959

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