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Regimental number1445
Place of birthBuninyong, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 4.5"
Weight150 lbs
Next of kinMiss Lily Carmichael, Durham Lead, Buninyong, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date23 November 1914
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMATA49 Seang Choon on 11 February 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1445
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19 July 1916
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsV.C. Corner (Panel No 7), Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Reported missing, 19 July 1916.

Court of Enquiry, 2 September 1917, concluded: 'Killed in action, 19 July 1916.'

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsService number entered as 1528 on Attestation Form; then crossed out and 1445 substituted, but listed as 1528 on Embarkation Roll.
SourcesNAA: B2455, CARMICHAEL Roy Albert

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