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Robert Hartley ROACH

Regimental number5475
Place of birthMoonta South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressWhite Hills Road, Bendigo, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, W R Roach, White Hills Road, Bendigo, Victoria
Enlistment date28 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 4 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 16 September 1917
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XIX, Row B, Grave No. 16), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
48
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Grace ROACH, White Hills Road, Bendigo, Victoria. Native of Moonta, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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