William Ridd BRYCE

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BRYCE, William Ridd

Service Number: 2302
Enlisted: 15 November 1915, Lismore, NSW
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 4 Battalion Imperial Camel Corps
Born: Milton, NSW, 1895
Home Town: Byron Bay, Byron Shire, New South Wales
Schooling: Toowoomba Grammar School
Occupation: Surveyor's Assistant
Died: Died of wounds, Palestine, 4 December 1917
Cemetery: Ramleh War Cemetery, Israel
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Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Byron Bay Memorial Gates, Toowoomba Grammar School WW1 Honour Board, Toowoomba Grammar School WW1 In Memoriam Honour Board, Toowoomba War Memorial (Mothers' Memorial)
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World War 2 Service

15 Nov 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2302, 2nd Light Horse Regiment, Lismore, NSW

World War 1 Service

31 Mar 1916: Involvement Private, SN 2302, 2nd Light Horse Regiment
31 Mar 1916: Embarked Private, SN 2302, 2nd Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Star of Victoria, Sydney
4 Dec 1917: Involvement Trooper, SN 2302, 4 Battalion Imperial Camel Corps

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of William and Maud BRYCE, Byron Bay, New South Wales

On Thursday night the sad news came through that Corporal W. K. Bryce. of the 16th Reinforcements, Australian Light Horse, had been killed in action in Palestine. The deceased  young soldier was the only son of Mr. W. J. A. Bryce (manager of the local E.S. and A. Bank). The supreme sacrifice has again been made, he gladly gave up his promising career,  his life for freedom, King, and Country. Our sympathy is with the bereaved.

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