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Michael Joseph ROACH

Regimental number1709
Place of birthNarangba Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarmer
Address'Rochdale', Palmerin Street, Warwick, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Bridget Roach, 'Rochdale', Palmerin Street, Warwick, Queensland
Enlistment date2 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 5 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 December 1917
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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