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Regimental number6333
Place of birthBallarat Victoria
OccupationMercery manager
AddressThe Laurels, Bayview Street, Bexley, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, P B Ritchie, Bayview Street, Bexley, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date14 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 9 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 1 November 1917
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialYpres Reservoir Cemetery (Plot I, Row I, Grave No. 67), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mr P. and Mrs S. RITCHIE, 'The Laurels', Bayview Street, Bexley, New South Wales. Native of Box Hill, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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