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Austin ROACH

Regimental number19643
Place of birthCoolalme New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFlour miller
AddressCorowa, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, G A Roach, 'Colebrook', Bass Road, Undercliffe, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date20 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 8, Battery 29
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/36/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 20 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 6 August 1917
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialKandahar Farm Cemetery (Plot II, Row F, Grave No. 27), Neuve-Eglise, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Mary ROACH, Bass Road, Undercliffe, New South Wales. Native of Coolamon, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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