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Regimental number184
Place of birthBena New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressOrange Grove, Bena, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinSister, Mrs Violet Ayres, Orange Grove, Bena, New South Wales
Enlistment date20 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/17/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A44 Vestalia on 22 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 April 1917
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialBeaumetz Cross Roads Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 9), Beaumetz-les-Cambrai, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred and Clara RIDLEY. Native of Bena, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsUncle: 6294 Pte Tom JONES, 3rd Bn, killed in action, 5 May 1917; Cousin: 7731 Pte Albury Fullerton JONES, 2nd Bn, died of disease, 26 March 1918.
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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