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Roy Richmond MASON

Regimental number5576
Place of birthNewcastle, New South Wales
SchoolHamilton Public School, New South Wales
AddressCook's Hill, Newcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs S G Mason, 19 Union Street, Cook's Hill, Newcastle, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Naval Brigade, Newcastle NSW.
Enlistment date8 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit nameTunnelling Companies, October 1916, Reinforcements
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal RollTunnelling Companies
FateKilled in Action 31 October 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death21
Place of burialMenin Road South Military Cemetery (Plot III, Row K, Grave No. 23), Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John Wilson and the late Sarah Grace MASON. Native of Newcastle, New South Wales

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