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Roy Edgar James CALVERLEY

Regimental number123
Place of birthCalifornia Gully, Bendigo, Victoria
SchoolLong Gully State School, Bendigo, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressCalifornia Gully, Bendigo, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, William Calverley, California Gully, Bendigo, Victoria
Previous military serviceCompulsory Military Training.
Enlistment date23 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, Headquarters, Band
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 10 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 29 September 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Stated to be Roy Edgar Calverley on NR
Place of death or woundingPolygon Wood, Belgium
Age at death21.4
Place of burialThe Huts Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row A, Grave No. 6), Dickebusch, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
115
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and the late Annie CALVERLEY, California Gully, Bendigo, VIctoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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