|Place of birth||Redfern, New South Wales|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||92 Curtis Road, Balmain, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||21|
|Next of kin||Brother, Donald Norman Hill Ritchie, 92 Curtis Road, Balmain, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||54th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/71/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||54th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Western Front
Embarked from Sydney, 11 November 1916; disembarked Capetown, South Africa (to hospital), 13 December 1916; re-embarked Capetown, 29 January 1917; disembarked Plymouth, England,3 March 1917. Marched in to 14th Training Bn, Hurdcott, 8 March 1917. Proceeded overseas to France, 3 May 1917; taken on strength, 54th Bn, 7 May 1917.
Admitted to 14th Australian Field Ambulance, 4 July 1917 (trench fever); transferred to 1st Australian General Hospital, 13 July 1917; to 4th Convalescent Depot, 24 July 1917; rejoined unit, 12 August 1917.
Admitted to 1st Australian Field Ambulance, 30 January 1918 (trench fever); transferred to England, 8 February 1918, and admitted to Roysl Victoria Hospital, Netley; transferred to 3rd Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 22 February 1918; discharged to No. 4 Command Depot, Hurdcott, 20 March 1918.
Commenced return to Australia on board 'Leicestershire', 9 December 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 22 January 1919; discharged, 15 March 1919 (medical unfitness).Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Place of burial||Prospect St Bartholomews Cemetery|