Constable

Robert Nelson RITCHIE

YEAR OF DEATH

1915

JURISDICTION

Queensland

DETAILS OF DEATH

Private Robert Nelson Ritchie A.I.F. number 1568 25th Australian Infantry Battalion. Contracted and died from cerebro-spinal meningitis on Thursday 19 July 1915 on route from Brisbane to Egypt. He was buried at sea the same day. A commemorative plaque is placed in his honour at the Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery Egypt.

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