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Roy James King STORRIE

Regimental number12318
Place of birthGlenelg, South Australia
SchoolPublic School, South Australia
ReligionCongregational
OccupationFarmer
Address'Cooyah', Nannup, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, J Storrie, 'Cooyah', Nannup, Western Australia
Previous military serviceHe was a Member of the Brown Hill Kalgoorlie Volunteer Fire Brigade.
Enlistment date6 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Reinforcement 14
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 28 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 10 September 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death31
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialPerth Cemetery (China Wall) (Plot I, Row E, Grave No. 3), Zillebeke
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
13
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on Glenelg Congregational Church (now St Andrew's Uniting Church) Roll of Honor: 'For right. For Liberty'. Central panel listing members of the church who died is headed: 'Faithful unto death'. Parents: James and Rosa Isabel STORRIE, 'Cooyah', Nannup, Western Australia
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 5709 Gunner Donovan Thomas King STORRIE, 3rd Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 11 January 1918; 7355 Driver Ernest William King STORRIE, 4th Motor Transport Company, effective abroad (still overseas).
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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