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Joseph Royce HAMLYN

Regimental number4295
Place of birthSecond Valley, South Australia
SchoolSecond Valley Public School, Second Valley, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressSecond Valley, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Hamlyn, Second Valley, South Australia
Enlistment date10 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 7 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe died of illness (measles and pneumonia)
FateDied of disease 29 November 1916
Age at death21.7
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialDurban (Ordinance Road) Military Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 28), South Africa
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred and Mary HAMLYN, Second Valley, South Australia
Family/military connectionsCousin; Pte Arthur James Hamlyn, 4th Battalion, MM

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