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William Lawrence RITCHIE

Regimental number16064
Place of birthRutherglen Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLeather tanner
Address1 Hunter Street, Northcote, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Ritchie, 1 Hunter Street, Northcote, Victoria
Enlistment date4 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Reinforcement 17
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 27 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 21 December 1916
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death27 October 1975

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