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Eric Bertram RIDGWAY

Regimental number1438
Place of birthSalters Springs South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressCooke Plains, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ada Ridgway, Cooke Plains, South Australia
Enlistment date25 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of wounds 1 July 1917
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialKantara War Memorial Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 155), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
7
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mr. A. and Mrs A. RIDGWAY, Wolseley, South Australia. Native of Cooke's Plains, South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1439 Corporal Hugh Kelly RIDGWAY, 9th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 10 July 1919.

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