Roland Frank Charles MACHIN

Regimental number6303
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
AddressQueenstown, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Mr T E Machin, Preston Street, Queenstown, Tasmania
Enlistment date16 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A59 Botanist on 24 August 1916
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Flying Corps
FateDied of wounds 18 September 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*given name two spellings Roland and Rowland
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialBrie British Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 7), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Charlotte MACHIN, Queenstown, Tasmania. Native of Melbourne
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal