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Ernest Harold RIDLER

Regimental number3894
Place of birthSaltwater River, Tasmania
SchoolSaltwater Public School, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBenersyde, Kilan River via Bundaberg, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Frederick Robert Ridler, Saltwater River, Tasmania
Enlistment date14 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT Wandilla on 31 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll25th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 10 June 1918
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialBeacon Cemetery (Plot IV, Row C, Grave No. 12), Sailly-Laurette, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frederick and Emma Louisa RIDLER, Saltwater River, Tasman's Peninsula, Tasmania
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2723 Pte Christopher Robert RIDLER, 25th Bn, returned to Australia, 21 April 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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