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John Henry RITSON

Regimental number13835
Place of birthBerrima New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationNight officer, Railways
AddressLithgow, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, G Ritson, 14 Lawrence Street, Lithgow, New South Wales
Enlistment date21 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameArmy Medical Corps, Special Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/99/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A61 Kanowna on 29 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Australian General Hospital
FateReturned to Australia 12 June 1919
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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