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  • David Thomas RITCHIE


    Peter Epps
    • Regimental Number: WX8465
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    David was an original member of the unit, embarking aboard “S.S. ZEALANDIA” on 8 Dec 1941 for Timor as a Corporal in No 9 Section, “C” Platoon. After the campaign on Timor, he embarked with the unit, for Australia aboard the Royal Dutch destroyer “Tjerk Hiddes” on either 11 Dec 1942 or 16 Dec 1942, as the embarkation rolls do not differentiate. 

    He transferred to 1st Commando Training Squadron, 26 Apr 1943, 29th Australian Infantry Training Battalion, 28 Apr 1943, 25th Australian Infantry Training Battalion, 12th Australian Ordnance Company, 7 Dec 1943 and 7th Australian Advance Ordnance, 30 Sept 1944.

    He was discharged on 19 Oct 1945.

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