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William John RIDLEY

Place of birthMoree New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationVeterinary surgeon
AddressCliff Street, Arncliffe, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs G S Ridley, Cliff Street, Arncliffe, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date12 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit name5th Infantry Brigade Headquarters
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A34 Themistocles on 19 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Veterinary Corps
FateKilled in Action 7 June 1917
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialKandahar Farm Cemetery (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 17), Neuve-Eglise, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Jessie RIDLEY. Native of Moree, New South Wales
Other details

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

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