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Roy Rupert DAVIS

Regimental number7362
Place of birthCoburg, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation hand
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height5' 8.25"
Weight123 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs A.T. Davis, Moreland Hall, Jessie Street, Moreland, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 2 years in Mounted Cadets, Coburg, Victoria.
Enlistment date14 June 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 9 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 6 September 1919
Discharge date5 December 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia from Devonport, England, on board HT 'Euripides', 6 September 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 20 October 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne, 5 December 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName does not appear on Embarkation Roll.
SourcesNAA: B2455, DAVIS Roy Rupert

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