Roderick Wilfred DAYSH

Regimental number12498
Place of birthMasterton, New Zealand
OccupationWheelwright and bodymaker
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22.8
Height5' 4.25"
Weight109 lbs
Next of kinMary Ann Daysh, 55 Albert, Marston, New Zealand
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date7 February 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Unit name1st Anzac Mounted Division, 3rd Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Mooltan on 19 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Service Corps
FateDied of disease 21 October 1918
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialBeirut War Cemetery (Grave No 97), Syria
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George Henry and Mary Annie DAYSH; Wife: Flora DAYSH, 11 Wallace Street, Granville, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine, Syria

Died of malaria, 32nd Clearing Hospital.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, DAYSH Roderick Wilfred