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Roy IRVING

Regimental number4451
Place of birthWellington, New Zealand
SchoolSouth School, Invercargill, New Zealand
Age on arrival in Australia23
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSailor
Addressc/o Mrs Boradman, Hyde Park, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Irving, Bourke Street, Dunedin, New Zealand
Enlistment date13 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 9 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 10 November 1916
Place of death or woundingSomme, France
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialA.I.F. Burial Ground (Plot II, Row F, Grave No. 29), Grass Lane, Flers, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
91
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Mary IRVING, 71 Frederick Street, Dunedin, New Zealand
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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