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Regimental number168
Place of birthParramatta New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address2 Padston Street, Rozelle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs H Riordan, 2 Padston Street, Rozelle, New South Wales
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentStaff SGT (Dispenser)
Unit name1st Field Ambulance, C Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollWarrant Officer (Class I)
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 8 October 1918

Meritorious Service Medal

'For consistently good work and devotion to duty as Warrant Officer of his unit from May to 16th September, 1918. Warrant Officer RIORDAN has carried out his duties in a most keen and conscientious manner and by his untiring devotion to duty and the enthusiasm which he has roused among the members of the unit has markedly accentuated the esprit de corps.'

Other detailsMedals: Meritorious Service Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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