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Roy Edwin FELL

Regimental number314
Date of birth24 November 1896
Place of birthBendigo Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPainter
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Margaret Fell, Alice Street, Yarraville, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date1 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentAble Seaman Diver
Unit name1st Royal Australian Naval Bridging Train
AWM Embarkation Roll numberMIS34.12.1.RANBT1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board A39 Port Macquarie on 4 June 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll314N
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Field Company Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 9 March 1919
Discharge date30 June 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in World War II, December 1939 - August 1942, 2/7th Bn, Palestine, Egypt. Spent six months in the siege of Tobruk, 1941. Discharged in Australia, 6 August 1942.

Date of death27 September 1987

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