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Frederick Marcus ROACH

Regimental number31894
Place of birthLondon, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMill hand
AddressHomebush Mill, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Height5' 2"
Weight124 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs B H Roach, 64 Hayden Park Road, Wimbledon, Surrey, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date1 April 1916
Place of enlistmentMackay, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 3, Reinforcement 24
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/31/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Osterley on 10 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 5 September 1919
Date of death30 October 1919
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialBrighton Cemetery (Portion Indt., Plot C, Grave No. 65), Victoria
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mr F.C. and Mrs Berth ROACH. Native of London. Plaque in Garden of Remembrance, Victoria.
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Plassy', 5 September 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 25 October 1919; died before discharge, 30 October 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, ROACH Frederick Marcus

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