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James Samuel ROACH

Regimental number238
Place of birthMoonbi New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressHillgrove, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinWife, Mrs Margaret A Roach, Hillgrove, New South Wales
Enlistment date8 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name36th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/53/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 13 May 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll238A
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll33rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 11 August 1918
Age at death from cemetery records36
Place of burialBeacon Cemetery (Plot I, Row J, Grave No. 5), Sailly-Laurette, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Harriet ROACH; husband of Mrs M.A. ROACH, Chapple Street, Eastwood, Armidale, New South Wales. Native of Moonbi, Tamworth, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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