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Hugh Kelly RIDGWAY

Regimental number1439
Place of birthSalters Springs South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressCooke Plains, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Ada Ridgway, Cooke Plains, South Australia
Enlistment date2 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll25 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 RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 10 July 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Spelt Hugh Kitty Ridgway on NR
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1438 Pte Eric Bertram RIDGWAY, 9th Light Horse Regiment, died of wounds, 1 July 1917.
Date of death30 December 1951
Age at death58
Place of burialBordertown Cemetery, South Australia

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