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Roy Newton RIDLEY

Regimental number3868
Place of birthParadise South Australia
AddressCampbelltown, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinAunt, Mrs Ann Rowney, Campbelltown, South Australia
Enlistment date31 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 21 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Trench Mortar Battery
FateDied of wounds 9 July 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Spelt Ray Newton Ridley on NR
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery Extension (Block Q, Plot III, Row G, Grave No. 25), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Mrs RIDLEY, Hurtle Street, Croydon, South Australia
Family/military connectionsFather: 3869 Pte George William Edward RIDLEY, 32nd Bn, returned to Australia, 27 September 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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