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Regimental number3926
Place of birthCarlton, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address112 Chandos Street, North Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation41
Height5' 6.5"
Weight148 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs E G Ridgway, 112 Chandos Street, North Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceVictoria Permanent Artillary. Discharged Time Expired.
Enlistment date23 August 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 30 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Field Company Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 4 May 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and helen RIDGWAY
Discharge date1 August 1917
Family/military connectionsSon: 3924 Sapper Claude Sydney RIDGWAY, 15th Field Company Engineers, returned to Australia, 21 December 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Thermistocles', 4 May 1917; disembarked Sydney, 4 July 1917; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 1 August 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death6 October 1937
Age at death70
Place of burialNorthern Suburbs Cemetery, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, RIDGWAY John Moss

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